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  • Gingrich: Romneys anti-Trump efforts pathetic

    05/23/2016 3:39:09 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 23, 2016 | Mark Hensch
    Newt Gingrich on Monday panned Mitt Romneys campaign against Donald Trump as a weak effort that had not hurt the GOPs presumptive presidential nominee. Its pathetic, he said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. "I dont know what happened to Mitt, but it is weird; it is bizarre. Having a guy like that go berserk in public makes you wonder what his problems are." Romney has emerged as one of the biggest critics of Trump, and earier this year gave a speech that excorciated him. Donald Trump is a phony, a fraud, he said on March 3 at...
  • Report: Gingrich Lobbying To Be Trumps Running Mate

    05/23/2016 2:18:41 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 144 replies
    hotair.com ^ | May 23, 2016
    Actual quote from Ed Rollins about the fact that a Trump/Gingrich ticket would have six wives between them: They certainly understand women. ... Gingrich has a reputation for insinuating himself into campaigns by firing off dozens of e-mails brimming with ideas that range from brilliant to insane. While its a quality that has irritated previous presidential candidates such as John McCain and Mitt Romney, sources say that Trump has come to value the former speakers opinions. They talk every day, says a source familiar with the relationship, who claims that Gingrich e-mails Trump, campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and campaign manager...
  • Newt Interview

    05/22/2016 3:32:45 PM PDT · by Zenjitsuman · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/22/16 | Maria Bartiromo
    Very good video. Newt does well
  • Newt Gingrich: By November, Trump Will "Consolodate" Support While Clinton "Continues To Stagnate"

    05/22/2016 10:47:25 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 46 replies
    realclearpolitics.com ^ | May 22, 2016 | Tim Hains
    Former House Speaker and potential/rumored pick for Trump running mate, Newt Gingrich, speaks with Fox News Channel's Maria Bartiromo about his general election predictions. He forecasts that by November, the race will no longer be close, and that Trump will win by "a suprisingly big number" like Ronald Reagan did in 1980. NEWT GINGRICH: I don't think these polls signal a close race by November. I think if you look at the trend line, it signals that Trump will probably consolodate support while Hillary Clinton continues to stagnate. And the odds are pretty good Trump will win just like Reagan...
  • Tenn. Senator Labeled A Top Trump VP Pick Meets With Trump Monday

    05/21/2016 1:21:59 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 74 replies
    Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., was labeled by Charles Krauthammer on Friday as the pundits leading pick to be the running mate of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The Washington Post, citing unnamed sources, said Corker will be meeting Monday with Trump at Trump Tower in New York City Krauthammer used a hypothetical pot of $100 in casino chips to make his point, putting $25 on Corker, $20 on former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., $20 on Ohio Gov. John Kasich, $10 on former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and $5 on Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint. The rest went to the field,...
  • Newt Gingrich says hed probably say yes if asked to run as Donald Trumps veep

    05/15/2016 12:40:14 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 81 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 15, 2016 | Valerie Richardson
    With the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees all but decided, attention turned Sunday to the possible contenders for vice president. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he and his wife, Calista, could be lured into a new path if presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump were to ask him to join the ticket. If he can convince Calista and me that its doable and its serious and that we would in fact contribute, I think wed be very hard pressed not to say yes, Mr. Gingrich said on Fox News Sunday.
  • Newt Gingrich on Trump VP Talk: 'You Have to Look at It Very Seriously'

    05/14/2016 10:05:59 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 83 replies
    Newsmax ^ | May 13, 2016 | Todd Beamon
    Newt Gingrich said Friday that "you have to look at it very seriously, of course" regarding the possibility of being presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's running mate. "I regard Donald as an old friend," Gingrich, the former Georgia representative who was House speaker from 1995 to 1999, told Bill O'Reilly on Fox News... Newsmax reported Tuesday that Gingrich topped Trump's list of possible vice presidential choices. The developer said that he was seeking a partner while deep experience within Washington who could help him "with legislation, getting things through." "There are a lot of very good candidates who know a...
  • Gingrich: Adelson signal is big for Trump

    05/13/2016 1:55:26 PM PDT · by Innovative · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 13, 2016 | Jonathan Swan
    The decision by Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to endorse Donald Trump could have huge implications for the presumptive presidential nominee's ability to raise money, Newt Gingrich says.
  • Exclusive: U.S. plans new wave of immigrant deportation raids

    05/12/2016 11:42:16 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 31 replies
    reuters.com ^ | Thu May 12, 2016 2:09pm EDT | JULIA EDWARDS
    U.S. immigration officials are planning a month-long series of raids in May and June to deport hundreds of Central American mothers and children found to have entered the country illegally, according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters. The operation would likely be the largest deportation sweep targeting immigrant families by the administration of President Barack Obama this year after a similar drive over two days in January that focused on Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina. Those raids, which resulted in the detention of 121 people, mostly women and children, sparked an outcry from immigration advocates and criticism...
  • Donald Trump Is Weighing Newt Gingrich for Vice President

    05/12/2016 10:19:01 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 149 replies
    Time ^ | May 12, 2016 | Sam Frizell
    Donald Trump is considering former House Speaker Newt Gingrich as one possible option for his running mate in November, according to a source familiar with the discussions... Gingrich has praised Trump in the past, telling TIME he has the potential to be an extraordinarily dynamic president who shakes up a bureaucratic city that badly needs to be shaken up.
  • Former Speaker Of The House Just SMOKED The Establishment For NOT Endorsing Trump VIDEO

    05/07/2016 6:18:04 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 78 replies
    Fox News via Independent Journal via americas freedom fighters. ^ | May 6, 2016 | Fox News via Independent Journal via americas freedom fighters via Dean James
    Newt Gingrich has weighed in on the #NeverTrump movement and he has some harsh words for the Republicans that are turning their backs on the party. He specifically addresses The Bushes, and Mitt Romney saying, Lets be clear. The Bushes, the Romneys, the Republican party has been pretty darn good to them. And they owe a little bit to that party. And the people who make up that party. Gingrich told FOX News host Uma Pemmaraju that House Speaker Paul Ryans announcement that he is not ready to support Donald Trump probably represents a fairly large block of people who...
  • Newt Gingrich Rips Paul Ryan for Trump Non-Endorsement

    05/06/2016 6:30:54 AM PDT · by Zenjitsuman · 159 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/5/16 | Breitbart
    [I]n the case of Paul Ryan he made a big mistake today and he needs to understand this, Gingrich said. He is the Speaker of the House. He has an obligation to unify the party. He has an obligation to reach out. Obviously he and Donald Trump are going to have disagreements. Some of them will work out and some of them they wont. Thats fine. Our constitution provides that speakers and presidents can fight, but I think he sends the wrong signal and a signal which I think endangers the House Republicans and endangers the Senate Republicans.
  • Newt Gingrich: Trump Could Be The Most Effective Anti-Left Leader in Our Lifetime (VIDEO)

    05/03/2016 8:00:40 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 127 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/03/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Newt Gingrich went on with Sean Hannity tonight after the Donald Trumps Indiana blowout and after Ted Cruz suspended his campaign. Newt argued that Donald Trump could be the the most effective anti-left leader in our lifetime. Newt added that anyone who does not support Trump is supporting Hillary. First of all, Donald Trump may turn out to be the most effective anti-left leader in our lifetime. He is against political correctness. He is against bureaucracy. He places American nationalism first which I think we desperately need. Im tired of being told we have to phony agreements and phony efforts...
  • Trumps The One

    04/16/2016 12:07:37 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 16, 2016 | Bill Schanefelt
    This years singularly perverse presidential race -- on both sides -- perfectly illustrates Mr. Dooleys observation that Politics aint beanbag. In fact, in almost makes action in the Roman Coliseum seem gentle by comparison! AT contributor Jack Cashill describes this race succinctly in his compelling article here: The respective campaigns are vulgar, crass, sleazy, and dishonest . However, having looked away from the gore and closed my ears to the cacophony, I am supporting Donald Trump given the alternatives. but I think a look at the current state of play is in order before I attempt to justify my acceptance...
  • Ryan Is Right: No White Knights Should Apply

    04/15/2016 10:08:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 15, 2016 | Newt Gingrich and Ben Domenech
    As the Republican presidential race has narrowed to a contest between two candidates the Republican elites despise, each one with a razor-thin path to the nomination, the conversation among party figures in Washington has rapidly shifted from the desperate to the absurd. They talk of an open convention in Cleveland, where party leaders could parachute in a third, more favored candidate and render the entire GOP primary process null and void. House Speaker Paul Ryan, one focus of such talk, ruled himself out at a press conference on Tuesday. I do not want, nor will I accept, the Republican nomination,...
  • Gingrich: Odds Are Better Than Even Money That Trump Will Get the Delegates Needed (tr)

    04/13/2016 1:04:50 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 13, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    Gingrich: Odds Are Better Than Even Money That Trump Will Get the Delegates Needed Before the Convention Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich predicted Republican presidential front-runner would more likely than not get the needed 1,237 delegates required to secure the GOPs presidential nomination before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this July... "When Cruz is running third, this is I had not thought about this coming out of Wisconsin candidly because Kasich is doing a little better than people expected. Cruz is doing worse than people expected. What it does is its very hard to argue you are the...
  • Trumps Plan to Win Conservative Support

    04/13/2016 1:18:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 12, 2016 | Fred Barnes
    Newt Gingrich has been a friend of Donald Trumps for the past decade. He hasnt endorsed Mr. Trumps presidential bid, but they talk frequently. Mr. Trump is anti-left wing and anti-political correctness, Mr. Gingrich says, while acknowledging this: Mr. Trump is not a conservative....
  • Gingrich: Trump has made Ted Cruz look normal

    04/06/2016 6:53:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Politico ^ | April 6, 2016 | Nolan D. McCaskill
    Newt Gingrich on Wednesday marveled at one of Donald Trump's biggest accomplishments in the 2016 race making Ted Cruz appear normal. The former House speaker predicted that Cruz could be boosted at a contested convention by establishment support, something that would be unthinkable without an even more polarizing figure like Trump in the race. The challenge is entirely on Trump, said Gingrich, who has been supportive of Trump. He is not gonna get any help out of the establishment. They have reluctantly concluded that if, you know Trump in a funny way has normalized Ted Cruz because without...
  • Utterly stupid: Gingrich turns on Trump for retweet attacking Heidi Cruz

    03/29/2016 2:21:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 92 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 29, 2016 | Allahpundit
    Plenty of buzz about this last night, especially among anti-Trumpers struck by the coincidence of Trump superfan Newt criticizing him publicly on the same day that an even bigger superfan, Ann Coulter, called Trump mental in an interview. (Matt Drudge, yet another superfan, is leading as I write this with the news of Trumps campaign manager being arrested for battery.) Are Trumps cheerleaders heading for the lifeboats because they know something we dont? Nah. Theyre still onboard, theyre just alarmed that the captain wont steer away from that iceberg that keeps getting closer. Trumps fans within the commentariat have, I...
  • Newt Gingrich on Anti-Trump Republicans: Should Form Lost Republicans for Hillary

    03/18/2016 8:47:32 AM PDT · by detective · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Mar 2016 | Katie McHugh
    Former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich mocks and criticizes desperate Republicans demanding a brokered convention to stop GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, saying they will throw the election to Hillary Clinton.
  • Newt Gingrich: Donald Trump Right To Skip CPAC ('the votes are in Kansas, not Washington')

    03/04/2016 4:43:05 PM PST · by drewh · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | By Harper Neidig | March 04, 2016, 03:30 pm
    Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) on Friday praised Donald Trump for his last-minute decision to skip the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). CPAC organizers announced Friday that the GOP presidential front-runner had dropped out of his commitment to speak at the conference on Saturday morning. The real estate mogul's campaign issued a statement shortly after saying he would instead be campaigning in Kansas and Florida. Because of this, he will not be able to speak at CPAC as he has done for many consecutive years, the statement read. Mr. Trump would like to thank Matt Schlapp and all of...
  • Newt Gingrich: Establishment Scared of Donald Trump Because He "Didn't Belong to the Secret Society"

    03/04/2016 10:26:28 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 77 replies
    Youtube ^ | March 4, 2016 | Newt Gingrich
    Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dO-NA73FsW8 Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich told Fox News' Bill O'Reilly last night that the establishment is scared of Donald Trump because he "didn't belong to a secret society" and wasn't involved in any of the rituals associated with such groups. Discussing Mitt Romney's anti-Trump speech yesterday, Gingrich said it represented "the panic of the establishment wing of the (Republican) Party," and that the prospect of Trump becoming the nominee "absolutely drives them crazy." When asked why, Gingrich responded, "Well because hes an outsider, he's not them, hes not part of the club, he's uncontrollable, he hasn't been...
  • Newt Gingrich: Wake Up, Republicans Its Either Trump or Clinton

    03/01/2016 9:45:33 PM PST · by Innovative · 172 replies
    Fiscal Times via Yahoo FinanceYahoo ^ | March 1, 2016 | Rob Graves
    With a #NeverTrump hashtag and a growing list of high-profile people and groups declaring that they will never support Donald Trump as the nominee of the Republican Party, the effort to block Trump from winning the nomination is gaining force. But former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Tuesday previewed what he said will be the single most effective argument for strong-arming anti-Trump Republicans back into the fold if he is the nominee. "You are either going to elect Hillary Clinton who will, I think, be the most corrupt president in American history, or you're going to help elect Donald Trump,"...
  • Gingrich scolds anti-Trumpers:

    03/01/2016 5:12:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | March 1, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Said this before, but given his role in the 1994 conservative revival in Congress, the eventual Gingrich endorsement of Trump will cause the right much, much more grief than tough-guy opportunist Chris Christie’s has. He blamed Marco Rubio for some of that mudslinging, saying the Florida senator’s personal attacks on Trump after last Thursday’s debate may have backfired. “I suspect it hurt Rubio,” Gingrich says. “Rubio’s not an attack dog. Chris Christie’s an attack dog. Christie knows how to do that, Rubio doesn’t. And Rubio ends up, I think, looking silly.”Gingrich also chided Republicans suggesting they won’t get behind Trump...
  • Trump In Talks With Gingrich For White House Chief of Staff Position?

    02/26/2016 3:06:00 PM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 152 replies
    DCWhispers ^ | 2/26/2016 | DC Whispers
    A newly whispered rumor involves Donald Trump and Newt Gingrich having preliminary discussion about Gingrich's involvement in a Trump White House as the potential new president's Chief of Staff. Trump is said to have made clear his intention to surround himself with a mix of business-savvy men and women as well as some who have considerable experience dealing with the monstrosity that is D.C. politics. The former Speaker of the House and 2012 presidential candidate was the last to lead a Congress that was willing to send to the president's desk a balanced budget, and Trump appears increasingly interested in...
  • Gingrich: Donald Trump was big winner. Looked calm, pleasant,like a frontrunner,had more substance

    02/07/2016 1:09:43 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 116 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2/7/2016 | Newt Gingrich
    Newt Gingrich: "@realDonaldTrump was big winner. Looked calm,pleasant,like a frontrunner,had more substance than previous debates"
  • Understanding Donald Trump

    01/08/2016 5:50:17 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 38 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 7, 2016 | Newt Gingrich
    Reporters and analysts who are trying to understand Mr. Trump would be well served by slowing down and reading this nearly three-decade-old bestseller. They would discover that Donald Trump has developed a remarkable set of rules and principles that allow him to make decisions with incredible speed. Mr. Trump knows a lot, but what is amazing is how rapidly he figures out what he doesn't know. My favorite story is of the Wollman Skating Rink in New York's Central Park. The Wollman Rink was a heavily used public skating rink which had fallen into disrepair in 1980...
  • Newt Gingrich slammed 'Fox & Friends' for giving Donald Trump a massive platform

    02/23/2016 9:39:05 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    AOL News ^ | February 23, 2016 | Tom McKay, Mic
    Progressives angry about the extensive amount of free, sympathetic coverage Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gets on Fox News may have found an unlikely ally in former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich. During Monday's episode of Fox & Friends, Gingrich took the hosts to task for giving Trump a massive platform to spread his views -- likely referring to the network's wall-to-wall coverage of his campaign as well as Fox & Friends' regularly scheduled Monday segments featuring Trump as a pundit, which ran from 2011 to 2015. "This time the billionaire is spending the least amount of money and running...
  • Newt Gingrich: GOP Establishment 'Living in Fantasy Land' Over Trump

    02/22/2016 2:17:27 PM PST · by xzins · 104 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 22 Feb 2016 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Donald Trump is "far and away the front-runner," for the GOP presidential nomination and the establishment is "living in a fantasy land," by denying that big changes are happening, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday. "Trump is tapping into something in the country that's real," Gingrich told Fox News' "Fox & Friends" program. "If you take Trump's vote and Cruz's vote and Carson's vote -- the three outsiders -- they are once again at about 62 percent in South Carolina, and they have been consistently above 60 percent everywhere in the country. If you pull together all of the...
  • Newt on Trump ad hominem attacks: "I think it makes us look stupid."

    02/16/2016 7:25:33 PM PST · by reegs · 95 replies
    Fox News - Greta Van Susteren ^ | 2/15/2016 | Fox News
    "I wish Trump would drop all of the personal ad hominem things which he seems to enjoy so much. I think it weakens the country, I think it weakens him, I think it makes us look stupid. Uh, and I'm not defending Cruz or anybody else. I'm just saying... I think the whole politics of this kind of personal stuff is almost deranged. It makes no sense to me to spend this kind of time on this kind of personality stuff."
  • What do the presidential candidates think about the space program?

    01/21/2016 7:48:18 AM PST · by Marcus · 14 replies
    Blasting News ^ | Jan 21, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    One of the interesting aspects of any modern presidential campaign has been the lack of detailed policy positions from the candidates on NASA and space exploration. The reason for this can be illustrated by what happened to Newt Gingrich when he made an exception and proposed building a moon base when he ran for president in 2012. More of that anon.
  • Evangelicals See Donald Trump as Man of Conviction, if Not Faith

    01/18/2016 4:12:06 PM PST · by mandaladon · 17 replies
    NY Times ^ | MAGGIE HABERMAN and THOMAS KAPLAN
    Buford Arning, a retired building-supply executive in Statesville, N.C., went to church each week until a pinched nerve made it hard for him to leave his house. He believes in living a faith-filled life. But he does not demand piety of his preferred presidential candidate, Donald J. Trump. “Am I a Bible toter that gets out and preaches on the side of the street and tries to convert everybody? No,” said Mr. Arning, 62, who calls himself an evangelical voter. He said he believed that Mr. Trump was “a Christian man,” and that was good enough. Mr. Trump may not...
  • Desperate Liar – Glenn Beck Sends Followers Fake Trump Tweet –

    01/16/2016 4:42:23 PM PST · by HarleyLady27 · 268 replies
    Conservative Tree House ^ | January 16, 2016 | by sundance
    It is no secret that Glenn Beck is a staunch advocate for Ted Cruz. The relationship between Beck and Cruz is one of mutual financial benefit. However, today Beck shifted his advocacy to another level of scheme with an outright, and already debunked, lie sent out to his twitter followers:
  • Gingrich: Trump has 30 percent chance to win nomination

    12/20/2015 7:02:58 PM PST · by entropy12 · 96 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 20, 2015, 06:00 am | Bradford Richardson
    I mean, this is a guy who is outside of the regular system, he is totally prepared to be a unique figure, nothing intimidates him, he is independently wealthy on a great scale, and he achieved a lot in his lifetime. Gingrich called billionaire businessman extraordinary and a very talented person. Its not just that he has made a lot of money, but that he has run big systems, he has had New York Times best-selling books, he has had the number-one rated television show in The Apprentice, he has run the Miss Universe contest, he has invented an entire...
  • Flashback: Iowa Poll: Gingrich Leads Paul, Romney

    12/12/2015 3:19:39 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 28 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | 03 Dec 2011
    A surge in support for Republican White House hopeful Newt Gingrich has made him the new front-runner in Iowa, which holds the first of next year's U.S. presidential nominating contests, according to a closely watched opinion poll published Saturday. Gingrich, a former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has support from 25 percent of likely Republican caucus-goers, up from just 7 percent in late October, the poll conducted for The Des Moines Register newspaper found. --- Texas Representative Ron Paul and Romney finished second and third, with support at 18 percent and 16 percent, respectively. Support for Minnesota Representative...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Newt Gingrich: ‘The Country Is in Rebellion,’ Trump Can ‘Kick Down the Doors’

    12/11/2015 3:46:09 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 61 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | Patrick Howley
    Newt Gingrich told Breitbart News that the country is in rebellion against the coastal power centers and that Donald Trump might be the candidate who can "kick down the doors" of the establishment. Former House speaker Gingrich weighed in on Trump's rise. "I think he represents a different era" in the same conservative movement, Gingrich said. "The system has become so incompetent and outrageously buracratic. The centers of power are so, so in New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, that the whole rest of the country is in rebellion. And people are looking for somebody who can kick down...
  • Newt Gingrich: New Words For A New World

    12/07/2015 5:35:11 AM PST · by Biggirl · 39 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | December 7, 2015 | Newt Gingrich
    We are living in a world rapidly evolving away from the mental constructs and language of the last 375 years. These ideas can be traced to the Treaty of Westphalia ending the 30 Years War in 1648 and Grotius proposal of a system of International Law in the same era. The ideas were then extended through the development of state warfare culminating in the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Trump: Paris Attacks ‘Much Different’ If France Had More Guns

    11/14/2015 3:32:56 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 37 replies
    variety.com ^ | Ted Johnson
    Donald Trump, speaking at a rally on Saturday in Beaumont, Texas, suggested that fewer people would have been killed had more civilians been armed. "When you look at Paris, toughest gun laws in the world, nobody had guns but the bad guys," he said. "Nobody had guns. And they were just shooting them one by one, and then they broke in and had a big shootout and ultimately killed the terrorists. And I will tell you what--you can say what you want, if they had guns, if our people had guns, if they were allowed to carry, it would have...
  • “Shame On You”: Newt Gingrich Called Out On French TV For Paris Tweet

    11/14/2015 12:01:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 11/15/2015 | Andrew Kaczynski
    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was called out on French television for a tweet he sent about the deadly terrorist attack in Paris on Friday. The former speaker and presidential candidate had speculated in a tweet that citizens with concealed carry permits for guns would have stopped the deadly shooting at a Paris concert hall. Gingrich's tweet prompted France 24's Mark Owen to say he found capitalizing on crises to advance a political agenda to be shameful. "Newt Gingrich, shame on you," Owen said. "So he's using this atrocity to make his point that people should be able...
  • How Cruz Wins Debates: An Inside Look

    11/11/2015 6:47:16 PM PST · by Isara · 18 replies
    Politico ^ | November 11, 2015 | Jeff Greenfield
    The other debaters are playing checkers. Cruz is playing chess. I saw it in a rock concert more than 40 years ago, when I saw The Band's Robbie Robertson for the first time. I saw it at the U.S. Open when Andy Roddick, playing perhaps the best tennis of his life, went down in straight sets to Roger Federer. I saw it during the original run of "Company" when Elaine Stritch sang "Here's To the Ladies Who Lunch." At moments like these, you realize you are watching someone with an extraordinary gift. And I saw it last night during the...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Wisconsin Senate majority leader, others also targeted in John Doe

    10/29/2015 5:04:16 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    Wisconsin Wat ^ | 10-29-15 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wisconsin — This week the Wall Street Journal revealed just how expansive Wisconsin’s political John Doe investigation was, targeting not only Badger State conservatives but national political figures such as Jeb Bush and Newt Gingrich. Now Wisconsin Watchdog has learned the unconstitutional probe also went after state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and other Wisconsin conservative leaders who may not be aware that they, too, were targets of a widespread spying operation. The information comes from the same sealed court documents referenced in the Wall Street Journal editorial board piece published Tuesday. Sources have shared with Wisconsin Watchdog the...
  • How Newt Gingrichs moon base became pretty cool

    10/21/2015 1:28:54 PM PDT · by Marcus · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 21, 2015 | Mark R. Whittington
    The most bemused man in America must be former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. In response to a question at a campaign stop in New Hampshire, former Florida governor and current presidential candidate Jeb Bush pronounced Gingrichs idea of a moon base as pretty cool. The former speaker must be asking himself, where was that kind of support in 2012 when he first proposed building a moon base by 2020? Indeed, a number of recent developments have made the once ridiculed idea cool again.
  • Speak(er) No Evil

    10/12/2015 6:07:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 12, 2015 | Rich Galen
    While official - and unofficial - Washington, DC is barely able to breathe given the turmoil in the Republican Conference of the U.S. House, it is useful to remember that we have been here before. Let me relay the story. It was December 19, 1998. I was in Bangkok, Thailand (which is part of the story) but more importantly the House was voting on the Articles of Impeachment against President Bill Clinton. November 1998 had marked the second midterm election of Bill Clinton's Presidency. It was widely expected that the GOP - already in the majority - would pick up...
  • Newt Gingrich: Paul Ryan Should Be Very Cautious About Becoming Speaker

    10/11/2015 9:33:52 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/11/2015 | Derek Draplin
    Newt Gingrich issued a warning to Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) Sunday morning, saying that he should be very cautious when considering running for speaker of the House.Asked by Foxs Chris Wallaceif he thinksRyan should take the job, Gingrich was hesitant to push the Wisconsin congressman towards what many describe as a thankless position. (RELATED:Freedom Caucus Would Look Favorably On Paul Ryan As Speaker)I think Paul should be very cautious, Gingrich told Wallace. He is the most prestigious member of the House on the Republican side. He has the best future, hes still very young.Its easy to get 218 on the first...
  • Newt Gingrich : 2015 U.S. Speaker of the House : GREAT Links to Youtube Speeches

    10/09/2015 4:13:39 AM PDT · by Patton@Bastogne · 29 replies
    Patton@Bastogne | 2015-10-10 | Patton@Bastogne
    . Florida Republicans and Conservatives Lets defeat Barack Hussein Obama in November 2012 and reclaim America for George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton (et al) ! Newt Gingrich is a conservative revolutionary, with the COURAGE to stand-against President Bush (41) when Bush foolishly broke his "Read My Lips, No New Taxes" promise. Future President Newt Gingrich includes these promises in his "21st Century Contract with America": 1) Abolish the EPA 2) FIRE Federal Reserve Banker Bernanke 3) Actively protect America against Islamic Jihad 4) Prayer in the Public Schools -- RETURNED 5) Liberal (Activist) Federal Judges REMOVED 6) Business...
  • Newt Gingrich: If 218 Republicans wanted me to be Speaker again, Id have to serve

    10/09/2015 7:21:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/09/2015 | AllahPundit
    I think we have no choice now but to make him Speaker. Apparently, he’s the only man in America who’d accept the job.Good point from Twitter pal “Political Math”: Having Newt back in the House would be a lovely complement to the retro 90s Bush/Clinton election that’s in the offing. “I’m not laughing at it. I’m saying to you — I’m trying to be totally honest with you,” Gingrich told the host. “If you were to say to me 218 have called you up and given you their pledge, obviously no citizen could ever turn down that kind of...
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    10/08/2015 6:21:36 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 162 replies
    TheHill.com ^ | 10/8/15 | Bradford Richardson
    Newt Gingrich said he would consider taking up the Speakers gavel again if called upon to by House Republicans. The former Speaker initially denied any interest in a return to Congress, but when pressed in an interview with radio show host Sean Hannity on Thursday, admitted he would consider it if he had the votes.
  • Gingrich: Trump Learns Faster than Other Politicians

    09/06/2015 6:37:45 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 32 replies
    Newsmax ^ | September 6, 2015 | Greg Richter
    GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump is learning quickly to adjust on the campaign trail, says former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. "I think he's modulating. He's learning," Gingrich said Sunday on "Face the Nation" in reference to Trump meeting with the head of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. "The one thing I've always found to be true with Trump is, I think he learns faster than any other political figure I've known except Bill Clinton," Gingrich said. The Trump you see today won't be the same Trump you see a month from now, Gingrich said. He said Trump, Ben Carson and...
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  • S.F. billionaire quietly funds Ron Paul super PAC (Peter Thiel, homosexual, GOProud fundraiser)

    02/27/2012 6:27:43 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 9 replies · 1+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | 2/26/12 | Richard S. Dunham,Carla Marinucci
    Ron Paul revels in the fact that he is the presidential candidate of America's small donors, receiving more contributions under $200 than any other Republican seeking the White House in 2012. But, like every other GOP presidential contender, he also has a mega-millionaire "sugar daddy" helping to fund a super PAC that is promoting Paul's candidacy. Yet while Newt Gingrich underwriter Sheldon Adelson and Rick Santorum super-supporter Foster Friess have shared the campaign stage - and the national political spotlight - with their candidates, Paul's benefactor, San Francisco entrepreneur Peter Thiel, has never met the Texas congressman he's aiding.