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Gingrich Compares Himself To Four Legendary Presidents As He Plans To Bust Courts

2012 GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich said during a Fox News debate in Iowa tonight that he wants to call judges whose rulings he doesn’t agree with before Congress to testify. He then compared himself to four presidents — Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, and FDR — in saying that he would take on the courts. Watch [...]
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Is Newt Gingrich Responsible For Four Balanced Budgets?

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

One of 2012 GOP presidential contender Newt Gingrich’s favorite claims is that, when he was Speaker of the House in the 1990s, he helped balance the budget four times. In the Fox News debate last night, he said, “as Speaker, one of ... Read Post

Limbaugh And Fox's Doocy Embrace Gingrich's "Dangerous" Plan For Judges

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (3 years ago)

Some right-wing media figures have rushed to embrace Newt Gingrich's plan to impeach judges, subpoena them to testify before Congress, and abolish federal courts with which he disagrees. However, as even most conservatives have note... Read Post

Newt Gingrich Threatens to Purge Federal Courts

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo (3 years ago)

Newt Gingrich has a reputation, earned or not, as a man of ideas. And at Thursday's GOP presidential debate in Iowa, he suggested a big one: Borrow a page from Thomas Jefferson and abolish federal courts whose judges have handed dow... Read Post

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