Newt Gingrich Quotes

Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich (/?nu?t ?????r?t?/; born Newton Leroy McPherson; June 17, 1943) is an American politician, historian, author and political consultant. He represented Georgia's 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1979 until his resignation in 1999, and served as the 50th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. In 2012, Gingrich was a candidate for the Republican Party presidential nomination.

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We should end the Environmental Protection Agency's war against American oil and gas.

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Nothing gets done (in Congress) unless it's bipartisan. And the reason that matters is that it's a function of reality.

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Press plays "gotcha"; limit press briefings.

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In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins.

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President Obama is the most successful food stamp president in American history. I would like to be the most successful paycheck president in American history.

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And by the way I don't object if people want to attack me, that's their right. All I'm suggesting that it's not going to be very effective and that people are going to get sick of it very fast. And the guys who attacked each other in the debates up to now, every single one of them have lost ground by attacking.

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I love the environment, but I'm cheap on the environment

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The secular elites are so terrified of telling the truth about radical Islam. When you talk about the radical Islamists, we have got to get straight and get serious and talk about it in the right way.

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I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual; I'm too abstract; I think too much.

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You can't trust anybody with power.

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“We are mutually concerned about getting the peace process to continue to move forward, ... We also share a belief that prosperity is the key to long-term peace, and want to create more jobs in the Palestinian Authority's region.”

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“My deepest belief is that all of this is part of a much bigger story and that we have to wait until we've seen the report before we can reach any judgment,”

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“The key was to do it in a legal and ethical way that everybody can look at and say, 'Yes, this sets the right standard for the U.S. House of Representatives and this is the way people should act in a responsible manner,”

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“You can't trust anybody with power”

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