Newt Gingrich Has Joined With the ‘Elite Media’ He Once Hated

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Newt Gingrich (Photo: Getty)

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”

Newt Gingrich Is ‘Disturbed And Angered’ by Obama Catering to ‘The Radical Left Wing’ on Welfare

6 Newt Gingrich Is Disturbed And Angered by Obama Catering to The Radical Left Wing on Welfare
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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.

“As an architect of the historic and bipartisan 1996 welfare reform bill, I am disturbed and angered that the Obama administration is undoing the act’s central concept of a welfare-to-work requirement. The hugely successful reform saved billions for taxpayers. More importantly, it began to dismantle the culture of dependency that welfare had fostered: two out of three people on welfare went to work or went to school,” Mr. Gingrich said. Continue reading “Newt Gingrich Is ‘Disturbed And Angered’ by Obama Catering to ‘The Radical Left Wing’ on Welfare”

Newt Gingrich Discovers The Majestic Large Hairy Armadillo

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Newt Gingrich holding a baby tiger in 1995. (Photo: Getty)

Former Speaker of the House, Republican presidential candidate and noted zoo enthusiast Newt Gingrich is traveling in Italy and he took some time today to visit the Bioparco in Rome. Mr. Gingrich tweeted a few observations about the zoo’s large hairy armadillos. Continue reading “Newt Gingrich Discovers The Majestic Large Hairy Armadillo”

Tweets From The Trail: Newt Gingrich, Amateur Zoologist

Today, political types were focused on the Trump Super PAC, trolls and Newt Gingrich’s love of animals. Here’s our roundup of the day’s best Tweets from the campaign trail. Continue reading “Tweets From The Trail: Newt Gingrich, Amateur Zoologist”

Newt Gingrich Finally, Officially Gives Up The Ghost

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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.

“This is a choice between Mitt Romney and the most radical, leftist president in American history,” he said. Continue reading “Newt Gingrich Finally, Officially Gives Up The Ghost”