Rep. Allen West (R-FL) (C) speaks during a news conference on the payroll tax vote with fellow House Republican freshmen (L-R) Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV), Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY), Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) at the …
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SOUTH FLORIDA - You'll soon be seeing a lot more of former South Florida Congressman Allen West.
FOX News Channel has hired the ex-U.S. representative as a contributor.
According to the network, West will comment on political events and be seen at various times during the day.
“Representative West’s congressional and military experience along with his fearless approach to voicing key issues will provide a valuable point of view to the FOX News lineup,” FNC Executive Vice President of Programming Bill Shine said in a statement.
West, a Republican, narrowly lost to Patrick Murphy in the race for the District 18 seat.
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