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 Sidney McCainGOP strategist donates to Alabama Democrat Meghan McCain knocks Bannon: 'Who the hell are you' to criticize Romney? Dems demand Tillerson end State hiring freeze, consult with Congress 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.),