'Hate Wins': Mike Huckabee Resigns From CMA Board After Massive Backlash

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has resigned his position on the Country Music Association Foundation board less than 24 hours after taking the post. Huckabee's resignation comes after the politician received fierce criticism over his Christian views regarding LGBT issues.

Huckabee updated his Twitter shortly after the news broke:

"Got home from 28 hour trip from Taipei that lasted longer than my time on CMA Foundation board," he wrote. "Read my FULL letter of resignation and see that 'Hate Wins' and bullies care [more] about themselves than kids needing music."

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