His words come just one day after an impromptu joke during a speech he delivered at a National Rifle Association convention put him in an uncomfortable political spotlight.
Huckabee was distracted in the middle of the speech by an offstage thump. He interrupted his sentence to respond with a joke: “That was Barack Obama,” Huckabee said. “He just tripped off a chair. He was getting ready to speak. Somebody aimed a gun at him and he … he dove for the floor.”
Today, he told 9 NEWS NOW his comment was a poor attempt at humor.