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January 14, 2012


Thompson Denies Staying in 2008 Race to Split Vote

Fred Thompson denied to Fox News a charge by Mike Huckabee that he was urged to stay in the 2008 presidential race to help split the vote for Sen. John McCain.

Said Thompson: "There's not one shred of truth to it."

Huckabee had claimed a day earlier that ahead of the 2008 Republican South Carolina primary, McCain had "certainly encouraged" Thompson to stay in the race.












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