Just weeks after his return to the network as a political contributor, Fox News figures are promoting the idea of Newt Gingrich becoming a 'caretaker' Speaker of the House now that Rep. Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the leadership race. Show More Summary
Never fear, Republicans. Newt Gingrich is ready to step into the office from which he was chased, if not chaste. “If you were to say to me, 218 guys have called you up and given you...
From to October 9 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: STEVE DOOCY: Sure. So the question is, if John Boehner's out, although he said he's going to stick around, maybe the Republicans should consider a caretaker. And according to the Constitution, you do not have to be a member of Congress. Show More Summary
During an appearance on The Sean Hannity Show, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said he was amenable to returning to that role if the votes were there.
From the October 8 edition of Fox News' Hannity: Related: Newt Gingrich Returns To Fox News Previously: Sean Hannity: Speaker Boehner Will Do "Maximum Damage... On The Way Out" By Raising The Debt Ceiling Talking With Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Hannity Flip Flops And Denies "Political" Nature Of Benghazi Committee Hannity Instructs Congress To Risk A Government Shutdown
THE GOP COULD DO FAR WORSE — AND LIKELY WILL: Newt Gingrich Open to Returning to Speakership.
"You show up with 218 votes, I'll talk to you,"
Kevin McCarthy withdrew his bid for House Speaker, further cementing John Boehner's role as the personification of an exasperated sigh that the House deserves as its leader. Newt Gingrich said he would take the job, likening himself to George Washington, who also left politics after accruing $4 million worth of debt in a failed presidential bid. Show More Summary
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) blasted President Barack Obama's response to the Oregon shooting, accusing him of callousness because some of the victims were Christian. "You know, he could have said something about the dangers...Show More Summary
Former Republican Speaker of the House and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has joined Fox News as a contributor, a Fox spokesperson has confirmed to Mediaite.
To the editor: I actually laughed out loud when I read Jonah Goldberg's statement that President Obama treats Congress with contempt. ("Give Newt Gingrich the gavel,” Opinion, Sept 29)Hey Jonah, are you talking about the Republican members of Congress who pledged from Day One that their main goal...
We should be used to politicians hell-bent on "protecting the institution of marriage" doing things that make them and their positions look utterly foolish. Think Newt Gingrich's three divorces, or the the bigoted Missouri GOP leader...Show More Summary
In my latest column I float the idea of bringing in Newt Gingrich as the Steward of Gondor and by Gondor I mean the House of Representatives and by Steward I mean Speaker. I totally get arguments about how it’s a crazy or stupid idea...Show More Summary
Almost exactly seven years ago, House Speaker John Boehner said of the Wall Street bailout bill, “I think this thing is a crap sandwich” — but he’d vote for it
Almost seven years ago to the day, John Boehner said of the Wall Street bailout bill, "It's a crap sandwich" - but he'd vote for it anyway. I remarked at the time, "It's crap sandwiches for as far as the eye can see" - and I was rig...
Departing Speaker John Boehner Leading Off: • OH-08: So yeah, that happened—John Boehner's resigning. He's the first speaker of the House to depart mid-term since Newt Gingrich successfully stoked the book-buying "scandal" that forced...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) has some comforting words for soon-to-be-former Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio): I get it, man. I’ve been there. “John and I both faced the fact that there was a hardcore group,Show More Summary
John Boehner ends his career a conservative. He helped craft the Contract With America with Newt Gingrich, and stood on the right flank of the House Republican caucus for most of his career. After Barack Obama took office, Boehner immediately...Show More Summary
So yeah, that happened—John Boehner's resigning. He's the first speaker of the House to depart mid-term since Newt Gingrich successfully stoked the book-buying "scandal" that forced out Democrat Jim Wright in 1989, and the first ever, we believe, to quit mid-term for no reason other than to work on his golf game. Show More Summary