Skip to comments.Sources: Virtually no chance McCain will endorse Gingrich
Posted on 12/07/2011 1:06:47 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
Sen. John McCain, who won the Republican nominee for president in the 2008 election, has largely avoided commenting on the 2012 field of candidates. But hes gearing up to finally endorse one of them. Sources tell The Hill it wont be Newt Gingrich.
Republican sources familiar with his thinking say he will probably endorse his onetime political enemy, Mitt Romney.
There is virtually no chance, sources say, that he will pick former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), who has surged into the lead in polls, stoking consternation among his ex-colleagues on Capitol Hill.
The reason: the same one that keeps coming back up. Electablity.
There is growing concern among many of McCains Senate Republican colleagues on whether Gingrich is electable in a match-up against President Obama.
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Now I am torn if McCain won’t endorse Newt, Newt must be pretty good.
Of course McCain will back Romney.
Didn’t think there was ever any question about this.
Ahhh, and I’m sure the endorsement of that feeble minded LOSER really meant a lot to Newt, well Bob Dole is still out there somewhere.
The best Mc Cain can do is emigrate to Mexico.....Once a RINO always a RINO
McCain’s endorsement can be considered as the kiss of death for any candidate receiving it.
I didn’t realize that McCain still existed. Some people just don’t know when to exit the scene...
Does this mean that McCain won’t be on the short list for SecDef?
All the better for Newt IMO.
I’m still not a supporter of Newt, but this telegraphs McCain knows of at least one person that is worse, and is holding out hope that someone even worse than them will appear on the horizon for him to collaborate with.
Impeach McCain today!
This makes me want to vote for Newt.
Didnt think there was ever any question about this.
I don't know, I kind of thought of McCain as more of Huntsman Republican, after all Romney didn't serve in the Obama administration like Huntsman, so he might not be enough of a "Maverick" (AKA Traitor) for McCain.
He's better than Myth.
Who cares what that bitter old man does?
Color me surprised.
That ought to be good for a bump in the polls for Gingrich!
Why is anything John McCain says relevant?
Newt will get a 3-5 pt bump for that little nugget. :)
Like the rest of the RINOs, McCain will endorse whoever he thinks has the greatest chance of losing to Obama.
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