Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich talked about Trump pardoning people back in 2016

President Donald Trump had been asking about the extent of his pardon power as it related to his aides and family members in light of special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s expanding investigation, the Washington Post reported Thursday. It turns out thisisn’t the first time people in Trump’s orbit …

Donald Trump

Trump operatives launch media war against special counsel Robert Mueller

“He should let go of some of the business things.”<p>During an interview with the New York Times on Wednesday, President Trump said that if reports …

Donald Trump

To the moon, Newtie!

To the surprise of exactly nobody who has the faintest inkling of what a nut Newt Gingrich is, the GOP frontrunner today made a solemn<p>outrageous …

Conservative POV

Newt Gingrich: Russia investigation "is a very dangerous witch hunt that Mueller keeps expanding"

Gingrich: "There are too many lawyers being paid too much money for them to go home having accomplished nothing"<p>From the July 20 edition of Fox News'</i> …

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Avoiding War With Iran

he last thing the United States needs is another war in the Middle East. Yet a drumbeat of provocative words, outright threats and actions — from President Trump and some of his top aides as well as Sunni Arab leaders and American activists — is raising tensions that could lead to armed conflict …

Iran

Wash Post Op-Ed: Trump’s Nomination Of Gingrich’s Wife For Vatican Post Is ‘Insult’ To Pope Francis

Who knew? The secular liberal elites at <i>The Washington Post</i> are suddenly deeply concerned about the honor of the Catholic Church.<p>So concerned, in …

Conservative POV

Trump and Putin held second, undisclosed talk

Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:<p>Trump and Putin held second, undisclosed talk in Germany<br>• House approves measure to delay Obama-era smog reductions<br>• California businessman took part in Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer<br>• White House imposes fresh …

The White House

The fierce challenges Callista Gingrich will likely face as Vatican ambassador

After President Barack Obama took office in 2009, his administration floated two names for the position of ambassador to the Vatican: Caroline …

Christianity

Analysis: Trump unlikely to avoid blame for health care loss

It was a far cry from "The buck stops here."

Health Care

Why you should be alarmed by cries of ‘fake news’

We members of the media probably sound a little self-serving when we complain about constant attacks on press freedom.<p>Press freedom is a sacred …

U.S. Congress

Callista Gingrich grilled on Pope-Trump differences on climate policy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's pick for US ambassador to the Holy See, Callista Gingrich, was pressed by members of the Senate foreign relations committee in a hearing Tuesday on how she would work with the Vatican on refugee and climate change issues, two areas where the Pope and the …

News

Gingrich sees 'real danger of having Speaker Nancy Pelosi in 2019'

Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said in a new interview that he sees a "real danger of having Speaker Nancy Pelosi in 2019" if economic growth …

Nancy Pelosi

Will Trump's exercise and eating habits catch up to him as stress mounts?

He now holds likely the most stressful job in the world, one he said was harder than he thought it would be, leading medical and health experts to wonder how, when or if President Trump's lack of exercise, sleep, eating habits and stress will catch up to him.<p>As it is with virtually everything the …

Donald Trump

What Does it Mean to Be a Republican?

Posted: Jul 17, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Recently MSNBC host and former US Congressman from Florida Joe Scarborough said on a late night talk show that he was no …

Republicans

Trump launching ‘Made in America' campaign

The White House is launching a three week "Made in America" messaging campaign on Monday in preparation for the Senate's push to rewrite the U.S. tax …

Donald Trump

Newt Gingrich: The hysterical absurdity of the modern media

On Wednesday, I wrote about President Trump’s remarkable address to the Polish people in Warsaw on July 6 that he made before attending the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany.<p>Today, I’d like to discuss the hysterical, absurd, and truly looney response that many in the media had to it.<p>Throughout his …

Opinion

Newt Gingrich SHOOTS DOWN conspiracy theory that anyone ‘set up’ Trump Jr.!

OK so this is really weird. Newt Gingrich actually makes sense in his appearance on Fox News today where he shoots down the conspiracy theory being …

Donald Trump

Newt, on Possibility of Trump Impeachment: I'm an 'Expert' on Impeachment, It's Not Gonna Happen

Only one living speaker of the House has successfully filed articles of impeachment against a sitting president.<p>His name is Newt Gingrich.<p>In 1998, …

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Trump plays tough hand in Paris

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Thursday played a tough hand as well as could be expected, likely pleasing his lawyers and political aides, as he tried to quell a new firestorm over Russia that threatens to overshadow his visit to Paris.<p>The President, in France as guest of honor ahead of Bastille …

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Newt Gingrich Says There’s a Simple Reason Trump Hasn’t Simply Made ‘Sanctuary Cites’ Illegal Yet

While doing a Facebook Live interview on Thursday with Independent Journal Review, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was asked about the …

Immigration

Gingrich: Media's Coverage of Trump Jr. Meeting Is 'Fevered Insanity' Insider

<b>Trump Defends Don Jr.-Russian Lawyer Meeting: 'Most People' Would Have Attended</b><p><b>Coulter: 'A Lot of Republicans Hate Trump Just as Much as MSNBC Does'</b><p><b>Krauthammer: Donald Jr. Story 'First Empirical Evidence' of Collusion</b><p>In the wake of reports of Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer, many …

Donald Trump

Georgia attorney Evans in line for ambassador gig in Luxembourg

<b>President Donald Trump is said to be likely to tap</b> veteran Georgia attorney Randy Evans as U.S. ambassador to the European nation of Luxembourg, …

Donald Trump

No, colluding with a hostile foreign power is not normal "opposition research"

President Donald Trump and members of his administration have spent months describing as fake news reports on his ties to Russia and the allegations …

U.S. Politics

Gingrich: Trump Jr. and Kushner’s Russia meeting was ‘not wise’

WASHINGTON – Newt Gingrich likened Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner to “Keystone Cops” on Tuesday for agreeing to huddle with a Russian lawyer who …

Donald Trump

The Everybody-Does-It Defense of Collusion

After months of vehement denials, Trump supporters and surrogates are trying a new tack: If collusion occurred, it was no big deal.<p>As evidence continues to mount suggesting the Trump campaign worked with Russia to influence the 2016 election, the president’s allies have shifted to a new defense. As …

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Gingrich: Media 'Rushes Past a Bank Robbery to Grab GOP for Jaywalking' Insider

<b>'You Specialize in Moral Outrage': Sparks Fly as Tucker Battles Romney Adviser on Russia Threat</b><p><b>Cant-spell?: Dem Sen Uses Misspelled Poster to Bash GOP on Health Care</b><p>Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said the media is unfairly portraying the Trump administration.<p>He praised Sean Hannity's …

Donald Trump

How to Know Who Will Let Trump Get Away With Anything

The defenses of the president’s son for seeking a meeting with a Kremlin-connected attorney make clear that some conservatives will never abandon this White House.<p>We now know, in part, how the Trump-Russia scandal ends. As McKay Coppins and Rosie Gray pointed out on Tuesday, the revelation that …

Donald Trump Jr

Understanding Trump: A Review Of Newt Gingrich’s New Book

<b>Order A Copy Of Understanding Trump By Newt Gingrich — CLICK HERE!</b>Donald Trump has become so polarizing a figure in our politics that everybody is …

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The Congressional War on Expertise

The Congressional Budget Office is a controversial part of the health-care debate, but that just proves its importance.<p>Talk about a lousy recess.<p>Even as members of Congress were sprinting out of town for the July 4th holiday, the hard-working nerds at the Congressional Budget Office were handed the …

Politics

A cut by any other name is still a cut

Bob Somerby is mad at me again. This is nothing new, but this time it’s for saying that the only honest way to evaluate Trumpcare’s Medicaid funding …

Liberal POV