Tag Archive for Mike Huckabee

U.S. Ambassador Friedman jams with Mike Huckabee in Jerusalem

WATCH: US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman jams with Gov. Mike Huckabee and band in Jerusalem, playing, ‘Sweet Home Alabama’.

By David Rosenberg


US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman took up a six-string and performed with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee in Jerusalem on Tuesday.

Joining Huckabee’s band for a rendition of Lynyrd Skynard’s classic 1973 song “Sweet Home Alabama”, Ambassador Friedman played guitar alongside Huckabee on bass guitar.

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman jams with Gov. Huckabee and band in Jerusalem 12 Feb 2019. – Screenshot: YouTube

“Was a joy and a thrill to perform tonight with Governor Mike Huckabee and his band from the Holy City of Jerusalem,” tweeted Friedman. Continue Reading »

Interview: Trump to give peace a chance before moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Speaking with former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, Trump says he first wants to try and forge peace between Israel and the Palestinians before working on his campaign pledge to move the US embassy to Jerusalem. When asked about a timeframe, President Trump answered, ‘We’re going to make a decision in the not too distant future.’
– Watch entire interview.

By Reuters


President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Saturday that he wanted to give a shot at achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians before moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

In June Trump signed a temporary order to keep the US embassy in Tel Aviv, despite a campaign promise he made to move it to Jerusalem.
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Huckabee: Defund United Nations, reallocate the financing to U.S. veterans


In the wake of the anti-Israel resolution, several American lawmakers have called for the U.S. to stop funding to the UN until the resolution is reversed. Former Arkansas Governor, “We ought to take that money that’s going to the UN and make it available to veterans.”

By Elad Benari


Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee suggested on Thursday that, in the aftermath of the United Nations resolution condemning Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria, that the United States pull its portion of the international body’s funding.

Speaking on Fox News, Huckabee said the hundreds of millions to billions of dollars could be better allocated to serve American veterans. Continue Reading »

Huckabee: ‘America’s enemies are Israel’s enemies’


view videoWATCH VIDEO: “Mike” Huckabee, addresses the 16th annual Herzliya Security Conference: ‘Every friend of Israel is a friend of the United States and every enemy of Israel is an enemy of the United States.’

By Yoni Kempinski


“Every friend of Israel is a friend of the United States and every enemy of Israel is an Enemy of the United States,” said Governor Michael “Mike” Dale Huckabee, 44th Governor of Arkansas and two-time GOP presidential hopeful. Speaking on Wednesday during the second day of the 16th annual Herzliya Conference, Governor Huckabee said “America is looking into the mirror and sees Israel.” Continue Reading »

WATCH: Mike Huckabee in Israel: It’s Jewish Land, not ‘Occupied Territory’

view videoAt press conference in Jerusalem, Republican presidential candidate emphasized “withdrawals won’t bring peace…Didn’t you see how many rockets flew at Israel from the territory that was evacuated?” continuing, “I don’t call this area occupied territory, but rather Judea & Samaria. Israel has a special connection with this region.”

By Eliran Aharon


After a stop in ancient Shiloh in Samaria on Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee held a press conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday afternoon.

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Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee at press conference in Jerusalem 19 Aug 2015 – Screenshot

Arutz Sheva was on hand for the conference at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, where Huckabee said the Iran nuclear deal is dangerous not only for Israel but also for the United States. Continue Reading »

Huckabee: Jihadists Want to Annihilate America After Israel


WATCH: Possible presidential candidate Mike Huckabee explains why Netanyahu ‘absolutely should’ address the U.S. Congress, saying Iran is ‘a global snake’ & Americans shouldn’t be afraid to hear what its closest ally has to say.

By Ari Soffer


Former Arkansas Governor and probable Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee pulled no punches at a Jerusalem press conference Sunday morning, throwing his weight firmly behind the decision to invite Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress and fiercely criticizing the Obama administration’s handling of Iran’s nuclear program.

Huckabee, who is a regular visitor to and vocal supporter of Israel, began by expressing his admiration for the Jewish state, saying that “no matter how many times I’ve been here over the last 42 years, I never get tired.  Continue Reading »

Huckabee in Jerusalem, lambasts BDS movement & peace negotiations

Huckabee praised Scarlett Johanssen saying boycotting Israel is “embarrassingly stupid since Israel is the one place (in the Middle East) where freedom exists.”




Presumptive 2016 US Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee did not mince words regarding his stances on the burgeoning Boycott, Divestment and Sanction  (BDS) movement and floundering Palestinian peace negotiations while visiting the capital Monday.

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee in Jerusalem - Photo: DANIEL K. EISENBUD

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee in Jerusalem – Photo: DANIEL K. EISENBUD

During a press conference held at Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum, Huckabee patently denounced the BDS movement as “embarrassingly stupid,” and questioned the substance and viability of US-brokered peace talks. Continue Reading »

The Knesset & US Congress jointly urge Obama to release Jonathan Pollard

With Obama’s pending trip to Israel, MK Danny Danon & former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee initiated a joint petition urging Jonathan Pollard’s pardon.

President Shimon Peres set to urge U.S. Senators to seek Pollard’s release as well.

By Mati Tuchfeld and Yori Yalon


A joint initiative by Knesset members and the U.S. Congress is calling on President Barack Obama, scheduled to visit Israel in a few weeks, to secure the release of imprisoned Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in time to bring the news to Israel personally on his visit.

Jonathan Pollard. – Photo: AP

The two politicians behind the initiative, Israeli MK Danny Danon (Likud-Beytenu) and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, met on Thursday to discuss the joint endeavor.

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