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Gingrich daughter: Campaign to 'reassess' standing
AP ^ | 4/24/2012 | AP

Posted on 04/24/2012 9:51:08 AM PDT by tatown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newt Gingrich's daughter says the former House speaker will "reassess" his campaign after the votes are tallied in Delaware, potentially setting the stage for his exit from the Republican presidential race.

Jackie Gingrich Cushman said Tuesday that her father's campaign has slimmed down but is still winning over voters who aren't yet sold on Mitt Romney, who has effectively clinched the GOP presidential nomination.

Despite trailing Romney in convention delegates and fundraising, Gingrich has vowed to campaign until the party's late-summer convention in Florida.

Gingrich is carrying more than $4.3 million in debt and has been spending more money than he is taking in.

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To: tatown
but is still winning over voters who aren't yet sold on Mitt Romney,

In other words those who haven't been deceived, yet, by the evil liar. Those who have been - belong to evil, as it keeps a firm grasp on 'it's accomplishments'. Forever tainted with selling America and our God-given rights to evil.

Keep fighting Newt - God knows ALL and your fight FOR America in spite of satan's tools of deception, attacks and lack of support - which have been continually in your path. Win/lose/draw - you fought the good fight of faith FOR America. He knows His own and not those who claim Him yet fight against Him.

51 posted on 04/24/2012 11:38:28 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: txrangerette; tatown

IMO, if I didn’t hear it from the Gingrichs it’s not true. The last thing we HEARD from Newt is he is going all the way. This has the evil one’s hand print on it as it’s style - yet freepers continually do mitt’s dirty work - when THEY KNOW NEWT said he is going all the way! Some really sold their soul to evil and proud to show the world they have.


52 posted on 04/24/2012 11:45:50 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: rockinqsranch
WHOA! When did he do that!?

2008

53 posted on 04/24/2012 11:52:03 AM PDT by itsahoot (I will not vote for Romney period, and by election day you won't like him either.)
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To: Resettozero; Lazlo in PA; RitaOK; onyx

Here’s the other side of that.

Never believe such leftist orgs. as the AP and the Guardian are pure in their intent against conservative Republicans.

You would lose on a bet, if assuming that nonsense.

They twisted the headline to imply he’s dropping out soon, no matter what any voter does. That’s clear distortion with intent.

Now whether it succeeds in suppressing his vote or not remains to be seen. Its degreee of success or failure doesn’t have diddly squat to do with their intention.

As for it actually helping Romney because people think why bother voting, Romney has it in the bag, what is “it”? Please define “it”.

Romney can be stopped from a first ballot victory in Tampa, if he can’t corral enought delegates, be they for Gingrich or Ron Paul or whatever Santorum does with his now he’s suspended.

Newt has announced that’s what his goal is. He knows he isn’t going to stop Romney from being the overwhelming, clear frontrunner. He’s going for deadlocking on the first ballot.

But if he drops out, that means he fails either bc not enough delegates or runs out of money or whatever.

You don’t know how many Romneybots that causes not to bother voting vs how many Newtonians it causes not to bother.

Because Romney is going to clean up in these primaries, and Newt has no way to catch up, but that’s not the issue.

So it’s all muddled in a lot of people’s minds and Newt wants to be clear what he’s trying to do, to get as many votes and delegates as he can.

So here comes these leftist orgs. distorting a story by twisting the headline.

And you fall for a comment that says oh no, don’t believe it hurts Newt, believe it hurts Romney.

I wouldn’t fall for it, on a bet.


54 posted on 04/24/2012 11:52:23 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

I’ve been saying this for years. How do we make this happen. Wringing our hands at this point in the game is pointless. We need ONE conservative candidate to run against the GOPe candidate - if we did, we’d have a strong conservative winner every time!


I think we need a Conservative Primary, so that we all get behind ONE candidate who will run against the GOP establishment candidate for the GOP nomination.

We can’t beat a McCain or Romney if we are splitting our vote between 3-5 conservatives. We did the same thing in 2008 as we did this year and it does not work.

If there were 5 conservatives running against GHW Bush in 1980, there would have been no Reagan. Bush would have walked away with it just as Romney is doing.

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results.


55 posted on 04/24/2012 11:56:15 AM PDT by boxlunch
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To: Resettozero; Lazlo in PA
Hadn’t considered that angle.

Ever consider the angle that Santorum hands over his wins to Romney? And it will NEVER happen with Newt. Santorum and mitt both attacked Newt to keep Newt down - Newt didn't have the money to counterattack those ads. So don't think a Rick vote is a non Mitt - their is a reason he hasn't through his support behind anyone yet - he's doing it for the team. Just say you weren't warned.

56 posted on 04/24/2012 11:57:02 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Grumpybutt

Newt has no money. He has little choice but to drop out — or go deeper in debt.


57 posted on 04/24/2012 11:57:13 AM PDT by Arthurio
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To: Resettozero; Lazlo in PA
Hadn’t considered that angle.

Ever consider the angle that Santorum hands over his wins to Romney? And it will NEVER happen with Newt. Santorum and mitt both attacked Newt to keep Newt down - Newt didn't have the money to counterattack those ads. So don't think a Rick vote is a non Mitt vote - there is a reason he hasn't thrown his support behind anyone yet - he's doing it for the team. Just remember you were warned.

58 posted on 04/24/2012 11:58:22 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: dfwgator

totally agree, one day just like general elections...


59 posted on 04/24/2012 12:02:54 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: boxlunch

The Tea Party could have its own primaries prior to the GOP primaries.

Then the GOP primaries would have had ONE strong and tested conservative candidate on the ballot against Romney, Huntsman and Gary Johnson who would be splitting the GOP e vote three ways.


60 posted on 04/24/2012 12:03:33 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: dfwgator

totally agree, one day just like general elections...


61 posted on 04/24/2012 12:05:08 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: Grumpybutt
It really P*sses me off when candidates drop out before all the states get to vote.

True, but there comes a point at which no money is coming in, and staff, no matter how much smaller over time, still have to be paid.

62 posted on 04/24/2012 12:07:47 PM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: dfwgator
That’s why we need a National Primary Day.

Exactly. The way it is now, it just allows the different political machines the ability to take any true popular choices and bleed them dry.

63 posted on 04/24/2012 12:08:12 PM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a ~Person~ as created by the Law of Nature, not a 'person' as created by the laws of Man)
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To: Arthurio; Grumpy; presently no screen name

Newt himself is the proper source for understanding what he’s doing, not twisted headlines by leftist news orgs.


64 posted on 04/24/2012 12:09:20 PM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: dfwgator

A “National Primary Day” would mean that the person with the most money has the advantage. How does a small guy with little compete in all 50 states at once against a well connected, well funded, well staffed candidate like Romney?


65 posted on 04/24/2012 12:13:38 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: dfwgator

No to national primary day.
Yes to a GOP nomination process that is 60 days or so in length (roughly 5-6 states every week) from first vote to last vote. This way a campaign can have some time to get their message out by region/states.
A national primary will mean they will only campaign in key swing states which is no good.
As it stands now the race is over before the last half of the states get a chance and nomination. The three largest states, CA, TX and NY have not even had a say.


66 posted on 04/24/2012 12:14:22 PM PDT by An American! (Proud To Be An American!)
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To: presently no screen name

“(1)Ever consider the angle that Santorum hands over his wins to Romney? And it will NEVER happen with Newt. (2)Santorum and mitt both attacked Newt to keep Newt down - Newt didn’t have the money to counterattack those ads. (3)So don’t think a Rick vote is a non Mitt vote - there is a reason he hasn’t thrown his support behind anyone yet - he’s doing it for the team. Just remember you were warned.”

1. Yes, from the git-go.
2. Yes, that happened.
3. Already voted for Newt in SC primary. Don’t understand the rest of point 3. But thanks for warning us, I think.


67 posted on 04/24/2012 12:16:08 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: txrangerette

Absolutely! NEWT is HIS OWN VOICE.


68 posted on 04/24/2012 12:16:22 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name
Ever consider the angle that Santorum hands over his wins to Romney? And it will NEVER happen with Newt.

That is based in nothing more that your warped view of things. Newt is the guy running around to every Sunday morning news show he could kissing Milts butt. Calling him the eventual nominee, saying he hopes he can influence him and going on strange diatribe about how they are both grandfathers. Just watch Newt Easter Sunday on Face the Nation for proof. Santorum, on the other hand, bowed out and walked away from even a hint at supporting Romney in the General even though the GOP pressure for an endorsement was extremely high. I'll take Santorum over Newt on the topic of supporting Milt.

Just remember. You were warned.

69 posted on 04/24/2012 12:16:40 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: tatown

I knew it, I knew it. Newt is a DC Insider RINO Sellout.


70 posted on 04/24/2012 12:17:41 PM PDT by Houghton M.
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
How does a small guy with little compete in all 50 states at once against a well connected, well funded, well staffed candidate like Romney?

How can they compete with Romney now, under the current system?

71 posted on 04/24/2012 12:18:28 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: txrangerette

Thanks.


72 posted on 04/24/2012 12:19:46 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero

No replies yet to post 31. Would like feedback.


73 posted on 04/24/2012 12:24:02 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: dfwgator

IMO, our problem is that we are divided, between different conservative candidates instead of getting behind one conservative.

Were any of them perfect? No. But we need to admit that our strategy of splitting our vote between several conservatives only hands the nomination to a Romney or McCain.

One of the key ingredients in Reagan’s 80 victory was that there were not 6 conservatives on the primary ballot. There was only ONE.

... not arguing with you. Just frustrated, again.

Cheers,


74 posted on 04/24/2012 12:25:09 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: CountryClassSF

“Since Santorum dropped out, they stopped conducting primary polls. Over at RealClearPolitics I’ve seen nothing for weeks. It’s just part of the media narrative that the rest of our votes just don’t matter.”

Well, it’s a free market right? Who’s stopping you from starting your own polling firm and conducting polls?

I’m not really making fun of you, just ridiculing some simplistic thinking vis-a-vis the economy.


75 posted on 04/24/2012 12:29:03 PM PDT by Skylab
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To: tatown

Someone should tell Newt’s daughter we have all been had. I wish her father good getting out of debt..along with ALL of America which is in hock to the devil until probably the end of time or beyond.


76 posted on 04/24/2012 12:32:26 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: Leep

With Newt out the race is OFFICIALLY over, even though it has truly been over for several weeks now. Romney is not my choice, but I will put his sign in my yard and his bumper sticker on my car. This is NOT the election for Conservatives to stay home. If you think there isn’t a difference between Romney and Obama you could not be more wrong.


77 posted on 04/24/2012 12:46:37 PM PDT by shreve884
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To: shreve884

Please read.

Newt is not out.

Good grief.


78 posted on 04/24/2012 12:51:57 PM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

You are exactly correct. From the time this started people around here were sold on someone who wasn’t running. They didn’t know that until too late. They had already been trashing anyone that wasn’t that candidate in order to clear the way for that candidate.

If it wasn’t for that, you may have seen folks come together on a candidate.

So...here we are.. it is a shame.


79 posted on 04/24/2012 12:54:15 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Resettozero

This is a nation of states.

That’s how it was founded. On purpose.

Elections themselves are state by state. Candidates have to win states, then states vote their electoral votes and the winner is elected.

Sure the system has been screwed up by stupid party rules.

But the fix is NOT to make it all about some speeches on television.

They have to get out with the people, in states and communities, and that’s a critical element.


80 posted on 04/24/2012 12:58:51 PM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: dfwgator

Yes, you would have my vote on that


81 posted on 04/24/2012 1:02:59 PM PDT by Magnum44 (Terrorism is a disease, precise application of superior firepower is the cure)
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To: tatown

82 posted on 04/24/2012 1:05:08 PM PDT by CodeToad (If it ain't Newt, we're screwt !)
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To: shreve884

Active Conservatives will be out working for their candidates and voting for them on election day. Unfortunately, it appears there will not be a Conservative running for President on the Republican ticket.

Many, many Republicans are and have been confusing Conservative as synonymous with Republican. There are posters on FreeRepublic.com, a website for Conservatives, who are prematurely assigning blame on Conservatives for Romney’s likely defeat in November. So....

To these guilt-spreading FR posters: Elect Romney if you can without us. Save your insinuations of guilt for someone who won’t reject them outright, as I do.


83 posted on 04/24/2012 1:10:07 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

I’m writing in David Walker, the former Comptroller General.


84 posted on 04/24/2012 1:16:46 PM PDT by Choose Ye This Day (There's no shame in attacking a criminal's bean bag. -- Ron Swanson)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Santorum, on the other hand, bowed out and walked away from even a hint at supporting Romney in the General even though the GOP pressure for an endorsement was extremely high.

Of course, for APPEARANCE sake - he knows that works as he already duped enough wins to hand over to hand over if he needs them in the end. He was only about appearance in this race - his record s*^ks and his lying ads prove it. He needs to take down the proven conservative to make himself 'appear' better as RS's record is one of a loser next to Newt's.

Do you really think Mitt went into this race without all his i's and t's taken care of - he's a liberal - he NEEDED cover and his political analyst's knew who he could 'use' and working on it since '08 - with money/favors to pay off the politically hungry. Don't think Rick isn't one of them - and you have nothing but 'your hope' and 'his appearance' on your side to prove he wasn't being used for Romney's agenda. Hope in a lying lawyer who is politically hungry and was voted out because he 'took one for team' - Romney's dream and the reason why he was an easy tap to 'use' him and SPEAKING the 'conservative lingo' made him usable.

No warning needed for me. I already saw Mitt's protectors/ those in his pocket on the platform since the debates. Then looking at their record - NONE had qualifications for the highest office in the land. Their qualifications HAD to be weak or they would be a threat to Romney - just like NEWT IS and needed Santorum to trash Newt in attack ads and needed MB to trash Perry, that was her assignment according to mitt's plan. You don't need me warn you - Rick already did with his record. I'm just reminding you. There is one chance to do it right and there is no going back.

85 posted on 04/24/2012 1:16:45 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
Were any of them perfect? No

Heck, Newt was the only one who rose up to "mediocre."

86 posted on 04/24/2012 1:18:07 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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All contributions are for the Current Quarter Expenses.

87 posted on 04/24/2012 1:20:11 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: dfwgator

Disagree. By the last debate, all four candidates had risen to the level of “mediocre”. Newt could have been at level “outstanding” had he only pushed away from the table once in a while.


88 posted on 04/24/2012 1:24:48 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: presently no screen name; Resettozero; dfwgator; All

Newt is next on Hannity radio.


89 posted on 04/24/2012 1:27:04 PM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: dforest

You are correct. I never liked the philosophy..... “I think that it is great that there are so many conservatives in the race... we get to debate all the ideas and talk about conservative principles... hopefully this debate between conservative candidates goes all the way to convention.” .... all the time, Romney was smiling knowing that our candidates were going to be debating each other, not him.

I think the other problem is that none of the candidates were “pure” enough for some conservatives.

Maybe they were good on 80-90 percent of the issues- but there is one issue that one segment of conservatives could not live with. And other segment of conservative voters were dead set against another conservative candidate for a different reason.

We need to be more forgiving and to realize that everybody who has been in politics for any length of time has cast a bad vote or made a bad compromise.

Now the “conservative” candidate in the general election is likely to be one who has cast a LOT of bad votes and made a LOT of bad compromises.

Ugh..... I am so frustrated at the nomination process these last few times.


90 posted on 04/24/2012 1:28:05 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: CountryClassSF
I’ve seen nothing for weeks. It’s just part of the media narrative that the rest of our votes just don’t matter.

Sucks doesn't it....I just voted for Newt and the people there were all pretty much disgusted....the turnout was low and they think had Santorum dropped out earlier we would have had a Newt/Romney selection.....it would have been a different story all together and the race would have been on to the finish line.

People there were really angry at Santorum for screwing the whole Primary up...and handing it to Romney. Further in holding back his delegates

91 posted on 04/24/2012 1:38:14 PM PDT by caww
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To: txrangerette

Found it live on 630WMAL.com and am listening now. Thanks.


93 posted on 04/24/2012 1:39:03 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Grumpybutt
Same as election night when the news people call the races before all states get to vote.

They purposely do that to discourage further voting when 'Their" guy is ahead...or the race is very close. It works....people figure they're vote won't matter so they stay home.

94 posted on 04/24/2012 1:40:22 PM PDT by caww
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To: txrangerette

Newt’s on Hannity right now...he’s talking alot about Romney....saying what Romney is saying right and what he needs to do. Unfortunately it sounds like he’s already “helping” Romney. (sigh).

I will not!


95 posted on 04/24/2012 1:42:59 PM PDT by caww
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To: tatown

OK when we get to the convention declare a do-over because of the mess in Virginia. That is just criminal what Virginia did and it needs to nullify the entire primary process.


96 posted on 04/24/2012 1:45:11 PM PDT by RushingWater (Let's have a brokered convention and page Sarah Palin)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results by putting the blame solely on the opponent when yourself are also at fault.


97 posted on 04/24/2012 1:47:01 PM PDT by paudio (no tagline for now...)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results by putting the blame solely on the opponent when yourself are also at fault.


98 posted on 04/24/2012 1:48:34 PM PDT by paudio (no tagline for now...)
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To: caww; Resettozero

I love ya, but I didn’t get that from what he said, at all.

Hannity asked him if he thought Romney was getting any better at coming out with bold solutions. He complimented him for backing the Ryan budget.

But when starting out, he blew off the story that his daughter is saying he’s about to get out. He said they’ve been saying that about him for months.

He’s in North Carolina even as we speak.

He said the reality is, if Romney gets to 1144, he’s the nominee.

Nothing has changed; he sounded like he has for weeks now.


99 posted on 04/24/2012 1:50:44 PM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: tatown

100 posted on 04/24/2012 1:52:25 PM PDT by tomkat ( let US NEWT the 'rat bastards !)
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