Herman Cain sees himself running the Pentagon

It's been one day since the suspension of Herman Cain's campaign and a new poll in Iowa shows Gingrich in the lead, but the question remains: What's next for the GOP? Whit Johnson reports.

Herman Cain isn't on the debate stage in Sioux City, Iowa Thursday night, but the former presidential hopeful is still making some headlines.

The ex-Godfather's Pizza CEO said he could see himself as Defense Secretary in an interview with ABC's Barbara Walters for her yearly special, "The 10 Most Fascinating People."

"If I could influence the rebuilding of our military in the way it should be, that would be a task I would consider," Cain said when Walters asked which cabinet position he would like.

During his presidential campaign, he was criticized for weak foreign policy experience, infamously botching an answer on Libya. Cain had incorrectly asserted that Libya was home to Taliban insurgents.

"I have been doing my homework ever since that difficulty," Cain said in Walters' interview.

Cain's presidential campaign ended amidst allegations of sexual harassment and a 13-year extra-marital affair, though the businessman consistently denied the allegations.

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