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Gingrich to Hold Post-Caucus Press Conference
National Review ^ | February 4, 2012 | Ethan Klapper

Posted on 02/04/2012 7:02:27 AM PST by DaveinOK54

Gingrich to Hold Post-Caucus Press Conference

By Ethan Klapper

Updated: February 4, 2012 | 9:19 a.m. February 4, 2012 | 8:20 a.m.

Instead of the traditional election night party, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will hold a press conference after the Nevada Caucus on Saturday, raising new speculation about his future in the race. (snip)

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: nevada; nevadacaucus; newt2012; newtgingrich; nv2012; santorum
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To: DJ MacWoW
Successful electoral politics is about defeating the enemy.
That is my value.
I never expect to vote for a Saint.
Neither should you.
101 posted on 02/04/2012 9:04:21 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
"And Trump wouldn’t be able to mess things up. He chose sides already."

He'd pull that endorsement just for the opportunity to get in front of the cameras again.

102 posted on 02/04/2012 9:04:26 AM PST by moehoward
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Speaker Gingrich will hold a press conference with Sarah Palin at his side, and declare he knows the Republican Party well enough to know it is corrupt, and irretrievable.

With that, he announces he’s forming an independent run with Sarah Palin as his running mate, under the banner of the “Tea Party”.

A year ago, I would have said "No way," but now? Bring it on. No votes for Barack O'Romney.

103 posted on 02/04/2012 9:04:40 AM PST by Yashcheritsiy
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To: Pride in the USA
"All I can say is that I hope his presser is good news for the many of us who support Newt."

And if it isn't I am ready to go bury my

because I will be much happier not knowing what is going on around me.

104 posted on 02/04/2012 9:05:23 AM PST by Spunky ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid." President Ronald Reagan)
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To: glm
"Newt looked tired..."

He has since FL. The last few times I've seen him on TV, he seems to have lost that fire.

105 posted on 02/04/2012 9:11:08 AM PST by moehoward
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To: Kansas58
Successful electoral politics is about defeating the enemy.

That does not include voting for a clone.

You are woefully ignorant about Romney and his church ties and his liberal policies.

I don't expect perfection. But I will NOT vote for a liberal cult member. The "R" behind his name means NOTHING. He has NEVER done ANYTHING conservative. EVER.

Keep pushing Romney and you'll be shown the door. Jim has said "NO Romney! No Way!!!"

106 posted on 02/04/2012 9:11:58 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: DaveinOK54

Newt/Palin equals Steel on Steel. Or as Palin pronounces Still on Still.


107 posted on 02/04/2012 9:14:34 AM PST by rwoodward ("god, guns and more ammo")
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To: DJ MacWoW

Obviously at some time before the actual election day, there may be a time to discuss sensibly what should or should not happen to create a unified front against the communists.

It’s nowhere near that time. Now is the time for Republicans to duke it out.

We could all save the warm fuzzy “common ground” stuff for later. :D

After all what is this. Nerf Republic?


108 posted on 02/04/2012 9:18:36 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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109 posted on 02/04/2012 9:21:17 AM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Palin going Rogue, and changing history?

I feel Sarah soon will join the Newt campaign and hit the road to help him defeat Mitt. She will resign FAUX. She will not be as VP but as a masterful campaigner. She will ignite the Conservative base.

I truly feel Sarah does not want Mitt as the nominee. She will pick the best time to help Newt.

110 posted on 02/04/2012 9:21:58 AM PST by sand88 (Nothing on this Earth would get me to vote for Mitt.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Jim has stated that he will NOT allow FR to be used to support Romney. Romney is NOT conservative and FR IS.

Purpose of FR and why we can never support Mitt Romney

111 posted on 02/04/2012 9:27:51 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
WRONG again.........It’s BECAUSE of voters like you, we are in the toilet. “The lesser of two evils” paradox and that way of thinking, is the sole reason candidates like McCain and Romney are taking over the GOP and Conservatives are being kicked aside.

Exactly right. We have to stop voting for the "equal of evils." Mitt would only delay the inevitable. Mitt will never get my vote.

112 posted on 02/04/2012 9:32:06 AM PST by sand88 (Nothing on this Earth would get me to vote for Mitt.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I know.

Just hate to see people getting zotted. I’m of the old school, I believe the best answer to speech you are offended by, is more speech.

It’s Mr. Thompson’s site, and it’s obviously the best around.

My post actually was more directed to the poster you were responding to. It seems maybe they think we should all work against Obama. An admirable idea.

But it’s not time for that sort of fluff getting along stuff.

Not yet.


113 posted on 02/04/2012 9:32:17 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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To: Kansas58
Until then, EVERY election will always be over the lesser of evils.

Nope, with Mitt and Obama it's the "equal of evils." The destination is exactly the same. Mitt will NEVER get my vote.

114 posted on 02/04/2012 9:33:36 AM PST by sand88 (Nothing on this Earth would get me to vote for Mitt.)
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To: sand88
Mitt won't get my vote either, and the only way we can take back control from the political ruling establishment is to NOT give them what they want. If we give in again, they destroy the tea party and this nation is done.

Yes we will suffer some more under Obama, but the price we pay for standing up the the BS will be worth it in the long run. In addition, it will send a very loud message to those GOP in office: The fear card will no longer work. Mess with us and we will take you out too, GOT IT. After that they will be more inclined to get Obama under control.

People really need to think about the long term consequences of letting the GOP get away with the coup.

115 posted on 02/04/2012 9:38:52 AM PST by LuvFreeRepublic ( (#withNewt))
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Just hate to see people getting zotted. I’m of the old school, I believe the best answer to speech you are offended by, is more speech.

I understand. But Romney is not a good pick. And there are some that are determined to whitewash him. Some by attacking other candidates. Jim drew a line in the sand.

116 posted on 02/04/2012 9:43:45 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Maybe he got some more backing somewhere
****
His financial benefactor,the casino billionaire, is from Nevada. I smell money!!

Maybe he promised Newt another $10 million.

117 posted on 02/04/2012 9:44:57 AM PST by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I certainly am not planning on failure... I am calling on others to stop planning on it! Ultimate failure that is. I have posted before on how senseless it is to be determining a candidate after 3 primaries and 1 caucus, no matter what has happened in the past.

What I really want to focus on is what each of the candidates will do as president, not the slips of the tongue or past indisgressions and back biting nonesense. I want to see how each stands on his own merit. And I just get annoyed with those who will say if his or her candidate does not get the nod, they will not vote, they will pick up the ball and go home nanner nanner nanner.


118 posted on 02/04/2012 9:47:33 AM PST by myrabach
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To: myrabach
Purpose of FR and why we can never support Mitt Romney
119 posted on 02/04/2012 9:52:53 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: cookcounty; All

Newt torches Romney: It isn’t good enough for the Republican party to nominate Obama-lite

http://www.therightscoop.com/newt-torches-romney-it-isnt-good-enough-for-the-republican-party-to-nominate-obama-lite/


120 posted on 02/04/2012 10:03:55 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Good post, wasted on most freepers.


121 posted on 02/04/2012 10:09:57 AM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Sans-Culotte
Most FReepers are too smart to Vote for Obamney.

Name something conservative that Romney has done.

122 posted on 02/04/2012 10:17:30 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

well, there was... and... oh! and... hm...


123 posted on 02/04/2012 10:22:56 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Kansas58
Santorum won, more than once, in a Democrat State

Pennsylvania is NOT a democrat state. Since 1979, there have been 2 democrat governors and 4 republicans.

124 posted on 02/04/2012 10:23:03 AM PST by Abby4116
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To: RoosterRedux

Joke, short way of saying, negatives that high are a big problem.


125 posted on 02/04/2012 10:28:10 AM PST by org.whodat (Sorry bill, I should never have made all those jokes about you and Lewinsky, have fun.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

LOL!!!


126 posted on 02/04/2012 10:29:16 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

hey! he’s got conservative written on his bus. That’s got to count for something!


127 posted on 02/04/2012 10:32:39 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: DJ MacWoW; All

Conservative civil war: Tales from the front

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/02/conservative_civil_war_tales_from_the_front.html


128 posted on 02/04/2012 10:33:15 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

He hired the right artist?


129 posted on 02/04/2012 10:37:42 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Good article. And spot on.


130 posted on 02/04/2012 10:40:23 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: sand88; All

5 things to watch in Nevada

http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=514ED7FD-F07A-483B-A06B-F2B9AC0710EA


131 posted on 02/04/2012 10:42:13 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: DaveinOK54

He announces a presser so that will trump him calling Romney to congratulate. I don’t think he is giving up. His speeches have been right on the money. I am hoping Palin enters so the other states will become energized to vote Newt; stop Romney. Something has to be interjected to the media’s spin, Romney can only win (which we know is not true). I don’t care what anybody calls me, I am not voting Romney-my brain won’t go to it. Why should I help the RNC when they don’t respect me as a grassroots person and voter.


132 posted on 02/04/2012 10:42:16 AM PST by Christie at the beach
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To: moehoward

BULL


133 posted on 02/04/2012 10:56:19 AM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)
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To: Pride in the USA
This is going to be a nail biter until 8PM Pacific, eh? My best case scenario: Newt is in the backyard of his billionaire donor, Sheldon Adelson, with whom me had a meeting on Wednesday. Adelson is (according to Forbes) the 16th wealthiest person in the world, with a net worth of $21.5Billion. If Adelson is still all in for Newt, and willing to back it up with more bucks for Newt's campaign, I don't see Newt dropping out of the campaign at this time.

However, given this week's edict that the press was pulling coverage off of Newt's campaign, he's going to be forced to get creative about how to gain media attention. See article here. Excerpt:

"This is how it ends for Newt Gingrich. On the day after the South Carolina primary, he had two busloads of reporters, bloggers and electronic media types following his every word. Tomorrow, he won't need two buses. He'll be lucky if the seats are filled on one.

Presidential candidates survive on the oxygen of media coverage. It's what keeps them going, enables them to keep raising money. Once the coverage is withdrawn, it's only a matter of time before their candidacies expire. Out of sight, out of mind, out of money."

Announcing this press conference is one strategy, and probably an effective one, to assure sufficient media coverage of Newt's speech tonight, rather than for him to allow wall-to-wall unanswered coverage of Romney's victory speech.

Newt could use his press time to unroll details of his new "Contract with America" tonight, which he mentioned on Hannity the other night he would be doing soon. He could take a good jab at Santorum by quoting Stephen Yates (Deputy Assistant to Dick Cheney for National Security Affairs for four years) formal statement today that: "I am deeply concerned that Senator Santorum so easily relinquishes space development to the Chinese and Russians."

At the outside margins of unlikely, but really fun, things that Newt could do tonight: given the statement from Stephen Yates, maybe Newt could be joined on-stage by Dick Cheney, who would announce his formal endorsement. And, my favorite fantasy about tonight: Newt could say, "I wanted to hold this press conference so that the entire media will know that I am publicly congratulating Mitt Romney on his victory in Nevada. By doing it this way, I can be sure that nobody gets their panties in a wad over missing a phone call." Yes, I went there. Newt would create a firestorm of media attention for making a joke about Romney and underwear. Newt could escape being portrayed negatively by that simply by saying, "I honestly didn't realize there was something about Mitt's religion that would create heightened sensitivity about such a commonly used phrase." Then he could refuse to comment on it any further. This would force the MSM to discuss why that was offensive to Romney. A lot of people don't know anything about this and have no idea what weirdness is going to come their way if Romney is the nominee. This puts it on the table NOW.

I truly have no idea what Newt's up to with this press conference tonight. I have noticed he's been looking tired the last few days, and I'm frankly a little worried. I'm praying that Sheldon Adelson infused Newt with lots of $$ and renewed energy this week, and that Newt will come out fighting tonight.

Sorry for the ginourmously long reply! I hope your eyes aren't rolling back in your head now. :-)

134 posted on 02/04/2012 11:25:12 AM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: Spunky

"You take the blue pill – the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill – you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes."

Sometimes, I really wish I took the blue pill.
135 posted on 02/04/2012 11:27:57 AM PST by Newton (If Obama is the answer it's probably a stupid question.)
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To: lonevoice

“I have noticed he’s been looking tired the last few days,”

Really? Did you watch him at the Nevada Church last night?
He looked GREAT, RELAXED and came on strong!

So, I don’t know what you are talking about.


136 posted on 02/04/2012 11:41:39 AM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)
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To: ConfidentConservative

I’m talking about what I’ve observed, and you get to talk about what you’ve observed. That’s how it works.


137 posted on 02/04/2012 11:55:17 AM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: Abby4116

Name the Republican Governors of Penn, will you?
At least one was a big RINO!
Also, look at the voter registration in Pennsylvania, it favors Democrats, and has for years.


138 posted on 02/04/2012 11:56:01 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: DJ MacWoW
Speak for yourself and only for yourself, you have no authority to speak for Jim, who knows my position well.

I don't want Romney in the primary but I would support Romney in November, if I have to, against Obama.

My view is shared by a large number of Freepers.

Again, speak for yourself, only.

139 posted on 02/04/2012 12:02:43 PM PST by Kansas58
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To: Windy City Conservative
Should we coelesce behind Romney today? NO WAY! If he wins the nomination, take your time to get on board, but by all means, get on board.

Should Romney get the nomination, I'll be hoping for a Republican loss in Nov. Obviously, the American people have yet to learn the lessons of the 2008 defeat and the 2010 election victory.

140 posted on 02/04/2012 12:08:07 PM PST by upsdriver (We Tea Partiers need Sarah Palin for president.)
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To: ConfidentConservative

141 posted on 02/04/2012 12:13:58 PM PST by wolfman23601
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To: All; Hotlanta Mike
Romney got 51% in 2008. He's not losing Nevada. It's a Mormon-heavy state.

In 2008, Ron Paul was second with less than 14%.

142 posted on 02/04/2012 12:18:21 PM PST by newzjunkey
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To: lonevoice

Honestly, I think you ought to be part of Newt’s national campaign team. You have really good ideas about his campaign strategies and tactics. Bravo on your #134 post!


143 posted on 02/04/2012 12:25:45 PM PST by Pride in the USA
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To: Kansas58
Speak for yourself and only for yourself, you have no authority to speak for Jim, who knows my position well.

Any poster is free to repost anything the owner has said for information purposes. He has said that those that push Romney should not do so. There is no debate there.

Goodbye.

144 posted on 02/04/2012 12:28:00 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: DaveinOK54
It will be held at the Venetian, a hotel run by Sheldon Adelson, who has donated millions of dollars to the pro-Gingrich super PAC Winning Our Future.

He certainly wouldn't use this venue to announce he's withdrawing.

Regardless of what he's going to say, this may be a smart ploy to grab a little attention away from Mitts probable win.

145 posted on 02/04/2012 12:36:16 PM PST by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: wolfman23601

REALLY? LOL

Did you watch this last night?

http://www.iclv.com/ichurch/live/

He looked GREAT, refreshed, and on fire!

Sure got your panties in a twist there! LOL


146 posted on 02/04/2012 12:37:10 PM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)
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To: lonevoice

Did you watch this?

http://www.iclv.com/ichurch/live/

He looked GREAT and he was on fire.

But like you said, unless of course you didn’t watch it, it is what we observe. :)


147 posted on 02/04/2012 12:40:01 PM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)
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To: Pride in the USA

I’m glad you liked it :-)

I heard Newt on one of the interview shows yesterday talking about Nevada expectations. He said that 2008 exit polls showed that one out of four Nevada primary voters were Mormon, and 95% of their votes went to Romney. Newt says he’s hoping to be a strong second. I hope so too, but he might be battling RuPaul for that position. Gosh, Nevada is a joke - a Harry Reid-sized joke.


148 posted on 02/04/2012 12:41:16 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: DNA.2012
I will never vote for Romney.

Take your pick, has the GOP committed Suicide again like they did with Dole, or have they handed us Freepers and Tea Partier's our Divorce Papers?

Like the abused wife, I ain't gonna take their crap anymore.

My metaphorical smacking them in the head with a frying pan is writing in Palin, Reagan or Goldwater, whatever name tickles my fancy that day.

To the GOP and their Corination of Romney, Congradulations!

You can win, but you are going to have to do it without me.

I will not enable them anymore...

They are going to get their @$$es handed to them in 2012, it is time for us to build our own party....

149 posted on 02/04/2012 12:45:08 PM PST by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: lonevoice

“Gosh, Nevada is a joke - a Harry Reid-sized joke.”

I agree completely!

GO Newt!


150 posted on 02/04/2012 12:46:55 PM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)
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