Speaking this morning from his hometown of Hope, AR, former Arkansas governor, Mike Huckabee, formally announced his bid for the White House. In a speech filled with southern charm, history, and American pragmatism, Huckabee laid out his vision to take the country “From Hope to Higher Ground.”

Mike Huckabee full speech via YouTube:

https://youtu.be/DbSAcwbPT94

Mike Huckabee joins Republican candidates Ben Carson, Carly FiorinaTed Cruz, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, as well as Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. who have officially entered the 2016 presidential race.