The popular member of the noted family featured in TLC’s ’19 Kids And Counting’, Jim Bob Duggar, recently announced something. He has revealed his decision to return to politics. The 56-year-old Counting On celeb will be running for State Senate District 7 in Arkansas. It is his home state. Keep reading to know more latest details!
Counting On: Jim Bob Wants Conservatives To Demand Courageous Leadership!
Duggar Family’s official Facebook page made the announcement about Jim’s return to politics. The TV celebrity gave his statement in a post containing the picture of him and his wife Michelle. In it, he talked about his beliefs and reasons to represent his state Arkansas. He emphasized that Arkansas is his “lifelong home.” Also, he spoke about his family and said that he raised 20 kids in this state with his partner. Family, faith, and friends have been the main focus of his life. The Arkansas resident also talked about the development of his small business. The former TV star also addressed his beliefs and revealed he is “pro-family, pro-business,” “pro-gun,” as well as ‘pro-life.”
Prior to this, Duggar was a part of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003 as a republican. He is making his comeback in politics after 18 years. The ex-reality show star further explained his reasons to join this field. He claimed it’s high time “conservatives demand courageous leadership” and called the time in his nation unprecedented. Moreover, Jim Bob called out the bureaucrats who have “put politics over common sense.” The possible candidate also stated that the “foundational principles” responsible for making the country great are “under threat like never before.”
Counting On : Jim Bob Sheds Light On His Son Josh’s Arrest
Before his announcement, Jim Bob and his wife Michelle gave a statement to Us Weekly regarding their elder son Josh Duggar’s arrest in April 2021. He had charges against him for possessing and receiving child pornography. The parents of the arrestee said in their statement that they appreciate the “continued prayers” from their well-wishers. Their son pleaded ‘not guilty’ for his charges. As a result, they talked about the truth coming to light. They claimed that the accusations made against their son are indeed very “serious.”
Oddly enough, the news of the 33-year-old’s arrest came just a day after his wife Anna Duggar revealed her pregnancy. The Counting On couple will be becoming parents for the 7th time to a baby girl. However, if the arrestee is found guilty of the charges