Former House speaker Newt Gingrich, speaking to NPR on Friday, warned his party about overreaching in their approach to the trio of controversies President Obama is facing. While Republicans need to be relentless in their response, Gingrich urged a focus on facts.
"I think we overreached in '98, how's that for a quote you can use?" the former House speaker says of the Clinton impeachment. Now he tells fellow Republicans that they need to be "calm and factual" as they pursue answers from the Obama administration about the IRS and other scandals.
Former House speaker: Tsarnaev is part of a "national security" investigation, not a criminal one.
21-year-old Adam Savader clearly absorbed some of the GOP's good ol' family values while interning for erstwhile Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, his one-time running mate, Paul Ryan, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich:...Show More Summary
Former House speaker and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and former Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter may be going head-to-head on a TV near you. According to reports, CNN is eyeing Gingrich and Cutter for a revamped version of their famous debate show, Crossfire.
As more Americans and lawmakers accept same-sex marriage, the Republican Party increasingly will be divided over the issue, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Thursday. "The Republican Party is going to be torn on this issue. The bulk of the party is going to be very resistant and is very supportive of traditional marriage, and [...]
Talking about the changing political landscape, former House speaker Newt Gingrich expressed concern today that religious Americans may soon face a “secular tyranny.” “The great danger is that you’re going to see a real drive to outlaw and limit Christianity,” Gingrich said at a National Review breakfast briefing. Show More Summary
Unlike the Republican National Committee, former House speaker Newt Gingrich doesn’t want to curb the number of presidential debates. At a National Review breakfast briefing on Thursday, Gingrich called the RNC’s push for regional primaries...Show More Summary
REACTION TO: Wind Energy – A faith based Initiative John Feehery, April 1, 2013 (The Journal) “...As a life-long Republican who worked for former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, I know the importance of creating pro-growth policies that encourage the development of our natural energy resources. Show More Summary
It was nearly a year ago that Newt Gingrich formally ended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. From the corn fields of Iowa to the peach farms of Georgia, news reporters assigned to cover the former House speaker logged thousands of miles on a cross-country tour of the nation's zoos, community centers and of [...]
Newt Gingrich may have run in the wrong cycle. The former House speaker, long a proponent of Lincoln-Douglas debates, should be a fan of the Republican National Committee’s latest idea for the 2016 presidential primary: Lincoln-Douglas debates, which would enable candidates to make lengthy policy points without an over-intrusive moderator. Keep reading this post...
Michelle Fields asks the former House Speaker about 2016 and how Republicans can reach the youth vote.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich blistered the Republican establishment in his Saturday address at CPAC, saying the "dominant wing" of the Republican party has learned nothing and is as "stupid" as it was in 1976. He said there has...Show More Summary
(CNN) - As Newt Gingrich laid out his ideas for the future of the Republican Party on Saturday, a light bulb appeared next to his head - quite literally. The former House speaker and 2012 presidential candidate brought the light bulb and a wax candle as props to the Conservative Political Action Conference. "Now the [...]
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich pushed for a change of focus in the conservative movement today, saying that ideas, not opposition to the president, must drive the movement. Keep reading this post...
(CNN) - Hours after Republican Sen. Rob Portman announced he reversed his position on same-sex marriage, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he won't second guess Portman but he's not entirely embracing the Ohio senator's change of heart, either. Portman told CNN's Dana Bash that after his 21-year-old son came out two years ago, he [...]
(CNN) – Real estate titan Donald Trump said he'll cover the costs to keep the White House tours open for rest of the fiscal year, an idea proposed online last week by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The White House announced Tuesday it was suspending the tours through September 30 as a consequence of the [...]
Newt Gingrich had stern words for John McCain about the senator’s criticism of Rand Paul’s filibuster over drone policy this week. “I’m really disappointed in John McCain, and I’m very saddened by it,” the former House speaker told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Friday. Show More Summary
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich responded to comments by Fox News honcho Roger Ailes during an appearance on CNN's Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. Gingrich told Blitzer that he thought the charges made by Ailes were unfair but that they "are fine."
The White House has taken some heat this week for its decision to cancel tours beginning this weekend as a result of the cuts known as the sequester. Former House Speaker and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has a good idea to keep them going. Show More Summary