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Gov Mike Huckabee

Host of TV's "Huckabee", NYT's Bestselling Author and Leading Commentator

Gov Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee is the host of the TV show "Huckabee" on TBN each weekend and appears frequently on Fox News and Newsmax, is NY Times best-selling author of 14 books, and a frequent speaker for corporate, civic, and non-profit groups all over the world. He was the 44th Governor of Arkansas from 1996 until 2007, becoming one of the longest serving Governors in his state's history. He left a legacy of tax cuts, job creation, the reconstruction of his state's road system, K-16 education reform, and a nationally heralded and duplicated health initiative that focused on prevention. His administration fought long-standing corruption in the state's political machine, resulting in numerous indictments and convictions of powerful legislators and other elected officials. He ran in 2008 and 2016 for President, finishing 2nd in the Republican primary in 2008. 

He is also the father of the current Governor of Arkansas, Sarah Huckabee Sanders.  It’s the first time is American history that a father and daughter have both served the same state as Governor.

He is a frequent visitor to Israel since 1973 and since 1981 has been taking groups to the Bible Lands through his travel company Blue Diamond Travel.

Governing Magazine named him as one of its "Public Officials of the Year" for 2005, and Time Magazine honored him as one of the five best governors in America. He served as the Chairman of the prestigious National Governors Association as well as the Education Commission of the States, the Southern Governors Association, and the Interstate Oil and Gas Commission. He has been nationally recognized for his advocacy of the arts in education and raises money to provide musical instruments for children.

Huckabee an avid musician since age 11, is a bass player and often joins guest artists on his weekly television show, having played with Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Toby Keith, the late George Jones, and many others. He owns radio stations in Arkansas and Missouri.  He regularly plays in his rock band “Capitol Offense” as well as in his church praise band.

His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and music. He was named one of the "25 Most Influential People" for Conservation by Outdoor Life Magazine, and was named "Man of the Year" by the American Sportfishing Association in 1997. The former governor and his wife, Janet, live in Arkansas and have three grown children - John Mark Huckabee, David Huckabee and his wife, Lauren, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her husband, Bryan - and seven grandchildren. 

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The Trump Triumph
Why He Won and Why the Media / Politicos Never Saw it Coming

The phenomenon of Donald Trump’s historic disruption of the American political system is a total surprise to some - but not all! Governor Mike Huckabee wrote about the movement and ideas in his NY Times Bestseller “God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy.”

Gov Huckabee posited that in his own candidacy, and eventually Trump's, why and how a grassroots campaign would happen. During the general election, Gov Huckabee was an early - and often lonely! - voice predicting Mr. Trump's success.

Combining first-hand experience with Mr. Trump and nearly 40 years political engagement with the Clintons, Gov speaks from a unique perspective. He speaks with clarity and comfort to those scratching their heads on both sides of the political aisle.

In this keynote, Gov Huckabee will share the current political realities and possible future actions, and he prepare attendees for what could be "next".

The Pursuit of the Presidency and the Perfectly Insane American Process

Gov. Huckabee presents insights and experiences from the American political system and all the the details and struggles it takes to run for office.

Quit Digging Your Grave with a Knife and Fork

Governor Mike Huckabee motivates audiences to better health. With his new 12 "Stop" program, he encourages people to break free from the destructive habits that threaten their health and self-esteem. According to Huckabee, focusing solely on weight loss usually leads to failure, and attention to total body health is the only way to truly succeed. Filled with Huckabee's realistic lifestyle changes, practical fitness approach, and southern humor, QUIT DIGGING YOUR GRAVE WITH A KNIFE AND FORK motivates the audience to take action and realize fitness is not a fad, it's forever.

America's Health Crisis - Will it Bankrupt Our Future?

Gov. Huckabee weighs in on the high cost of obesity in our nation and what long term impacts may result from our fast food culture.

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