Former Gov. Mike Huckabee finally sold his Shady Valley house in North Little Rock, with the property changing hands for $660,000 on June 1, according to the county assessor's records. The house was sold to Billy and Linda Morden.
Public Integrity has unearthed a Federal Election Commission filing that says Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign has agreed to a settlement of a copyright infringement suit for his use of "Eye of the Tiger" at a campaign event featuring Kim Davis, the Kentucky court clerk who resisted issuing marriage licenses to same sex couple. But he wants a legal defense fund to pick up some of the tab.
Buzzfeed on Mike Huckabee's love affair with Donald Trump: Huckabee hopes to get the VP nod, a notion encouraged by the flatter of the Trump campaign; he almost offered something close to endorsement when Trump was in Little Rock after the Iowa caucuses; and the Huckster only hasn't endorsed Trump now because it would complicate his efforts to get a new contract with Fox News. Plus much more.
Mike Huckabee will take time out of his busy campaign schedule to host an "exclusive pre-release screening" of the film "God's Not Dead 2" in West Des Moines, Iowa — on Sunday, the day before the Iowa caucuses.
Buzzfeed has audio of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee denying that he supported or defended Josh Duggar after allegations emerged that he had sexually molested his sisters as a teenager. “I really didn’t support Josh,” Huckabee told Iowa radio host Simon Conway on Dec. 23. “I supported his parents, if you’ll go back and look at what I said. There’s no support for what he did.” So let's go back and look at what he said.
Funny. Mike Huckabee turned the jail release of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis into an old-fashioned revival meeting, with prayer, hymns, a little unauthorized use of pop music and some nifty footwork by Huckabee aides in keeping Sen. Ted Cruz out of the limelight.
Mike Huckabee, hoping to breathe life into his moribund presidential campaign by holding a rally in Kentucky today for jailed Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, has caused a school holiday for 1,000 school kids. Five schools in Ashland, Ky., will be closed for fear of traffic congestion for Huckabee's jailhouse rally.
These are dark times for even moderates on the political spectrum in Arkansas, but the hubbub over the Kentucky clerk who refuses to perform her job of issuing marriage licenses does give all reason to appreciate Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Republican Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on one point.
Gov. Mike Huckabee yesterday told CNN that Paraguay was right to force a 10-year-old raped by her stepfather to carry the baby to term. While he was governor, in 1996, he attempted to deny Medicaid funds for a 15-year-old girl's abortion (the girl had the procedure prior Huckabee getting involved). The girl was impregnated by her stepfather, who was charged with incest
Mike Huckabee is in the single digits and falling in the polls, and this other guy has totally taken over Huck's role as celebrity jokester seeking attention to cash on his brand. But he is not panicking, he told CNN's Jake Tapper this morning on "State of the Union."
Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen ruled today that he had no choice based on a past Arkansas Supreme Court decision but to dismiss a lawsuit by Death Row inmates seeking to challenge the constitutionality of the state's lethal injection process.But the judge did so unhappily with sharp criticism of the Arkansas Supreme Court for failing to address critical points raised in the lawsuit.
The House completed action today on Sen. Trent Garner's SB 522, intended to discourage "mass picketing," a piece of legislation similar to many being passed by Republicans lawmakers nationwide to tamp down political demonstrations. The vote was 58-22.
North Carolina may or may not have a "bathroom bill" compromise. Either way, it might not satisfy new rules from the NCAA on ensuring non-discriminatory conditions in places it holds championship events. Arkansas would have a hard time complying.