TAMPA, FL — Newt Gingrich, who regularly sparred with what he described as the “elite media” during the Republican primaries, is now working with The Washington Post Company.
At this week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Mr. Gingrich is debuting “Newt University,” a series of academic-style classes he’s conducting at a Hyatt hotel near the RNC festivities. Newt University is being “presented by the Republican National Committee,” which has paid KAPx, a division of the educational company Kaplan to run the courses. As noted on the Newt University website, Kaplan is “the largest subsidiary of The Washington Post Company” and is wholly owned by the media company. Continue reading “Newt Gingrich Has Joined With the ‘Elite Media’ He Once Hated”→
The Romney campaign issued a statement from Newt Gingrich this afternoon accusing President Barack Obama of deciding “to cater to the radical left wing of his party and undo welfare reform.” The former speaker of the House characterized the Obama administration’s decision to issue waivers to states easing the requirements for people to qualify for assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program as undoing the “central concept” of the 1996 Welfare Reform Act.
Over a week after the news broke he would be ending his presidential bid and months after he had any chance in hell of actually winning the Republican nomination, Newt Gingrich officially announced his departure from the presidential campaign this afternoon. Mr.Gingrich made his exit with a speech in which he signaled his support for his former rival, Mitt Romney.