Former GOP presidential candidate, talk show host, and business executive Herman Cain, 74, has died after contracting COVID-19.
Cain had been hospitalized since July 1 after attending numerous events, including President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, OK where he was photographed not wearing a mask.
The Memphis native, who ran for president during the 2012 election cycle, was formerly the CEO of Godfather Pizza and ran a chain of Burger King franchises in Pennsylvania. He went on to become CEO of the National Restaurant Association.
He became a talk show host on WSB in 2008 with the Herman Cain Show becoming a morning staple on the airwaves. Before his death, he was hosting a show on conservative cable network NewsMax.