Huckabee Clueless on Iran NIE: "No, Never Heard of It"

Faiz Shakir: The National Review suggests Huckabee's inability to afford "teams of advisers" and develop "carefully-thought-out policy positions" are to blame.
This post, written by Faiz Shakir, originally appeared on Think Progress

The Politico's David Paul Kuhn asked former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) what he thought of the new National Intelligence Estimate on Iran. Huckabee's response? Hasn't heard of it:
Reporter: I don't know to what extent you have been briefed or been able to take a look at the NIE report that came out yesterday ...
Huckabee: I'm sorry?
Reporter: The NIE report, the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran. Have you been briefed or been able to take a look at it -
Huckabee: No.
Reporter: Have you heard of the finding?
Huckabee: No.
UPDATE: The Chicago Tribune also has the story:
"I don't know where the intelligence is coming from that says that they suspended the program and how credible that is versus the news that they actually are expanding it," [Huckabee] said. "And then I've heard the last two weeks supposed reports that say that they are accelerating and could be having a reactor in a much shorter period of time than originally they thought."
Faiz Shakir is the Research Director at the Center for American Progress and serves as Editor of and The Progress Report.
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