Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate, has started a new political action committee to support conservative congressional candidates.

Huckabee, in a release announcing the launch of Huck PAC, said that the committee will help John McCainJohn McCainTrump names McMaster new national security adviser How does placing sanctions on Russia help America? THE MEMO: Trump's wild first month MORE in the general election and "assist conservative, pro-life and pro-family candidates to Senate and House seats."

The first batch of candidates the PAC will support includes: Rep. John Linder (R-Ga.),