In June, former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee inked a “one-year deal as a political commentator” with Fox News Channel. Today, the New York Post reports that Huckabee has “quietly taped a pilot in New York for a weekend cable TV show that is set to debut on Fox News Channel sometime this fall.” In addition, Huckabee ruled out a post in the next administration if Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) wins in the fall:
And what if Sen. John McCain wins in November? Would he take a cabinet post if offered?
“Why would I want to do that?” Huckabee says.
“I’m gonna have a good life out here in the private sector,” he says. “Why would I go back to telling everybody in the world how much money I make and…barely surviving to have some obscure cabinet post and have some 20-year-old from the White House telling me what I’m gonna do?”