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Newt Gingrich: The Number One Reason Why He Won’t Get Elected

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Newt Gingrich announced Monday that he would announce his candidacy for the 2012 Republican nomination for president on Wednesday, which he did via an uncharacteristic attempt at upbeatness. His faux-optimism failed just as his presidential campaign will, but before we turn away, let’s look at the number one reason Newt Gingrich couldn’t get elected dog catcher, much less President.

READ: Newt Gingrich Announces Presidential Candidacy By Not Being Newt Gingrich

No one likes Newt Gingrich. I repeat: no one.

As a matter of fact, 42% of Americans just said they would “never” vote for Newt.

No one likes Newt Gingrich, and with good reasons — far too many reasons to go into here, for the simple fact is that Gingrich can’t even capture what is his base: conservative Republican Catholics and Christians.

Conservative Catholics, like, for instance, unassuming small-business entrepreneur, Dixie Meyers. Ms. Meyers — who goes by the name “@CatholicNotions” on Twitter, (see her profile photo, left) and named her small business, CatholicNotions.com – describes herself by saying, on her website, “In January 1997, I taught myself how to play the piano, in front of the Blessed Sacrament, at a nearby Catholic Church. “Contemplation” and “Beautiful Love Notes” and “Reece’s Lullabye” are my favorites. The later isn’t recorded yet.”

Myers tweeted Wednesday, “I WON’T VOTE for #NewtGingrich. He cheated on his wife, w/ the woman he’s married to now. He Supported a Lesbian Republican 4 Office. #DOMA

Gingrich converted to Catholicism a few years back, and recently with Calista, his third wife, made a documentary about the Pope.

If he can’t even capture the vote of a Dixie Meyers, whose vote can he capture?

 

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THE IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS

‘None Whatsoever’: US Diplomat Burns to the Ground Trump Lie That Joe Biden’s Actions Are ‘Corrupt’

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President Donald Trump’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, George Kent, in bombshell testimony Wednesday destroyed the president’s lie that Joe Biden’s actions, especially toward Ukraine, are “corrupt.”

Asked if there any factual basis to support Trump’s allegations, Kent replied: “None whatsoever.”

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THE IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS

Taylor Staffer Overheard Trump Impatiently Asking Sondland About ‘The Investigations’ Day After Infamous July 25 Call

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The acting ambassador to Ukraine said he has learned since his closed-door testimony that President Donald Trump appeared keenly interested in the status of an investigation into Joe Biden by Ukraine.

Bill Taylor, the president’s top diplomat in Ukraine, testified Wednesday that he learned last week from a staffer, after he was deposed in a closed-door hearing, about an incident that took place a day after Trump’s call to his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.

“Last Friday, a member of my staff told me of events that occurred on July 26,” Taylor testified.

Taylor was visiting the front of Ukraine’s war with Russia at the time with Kurt Volker, then a special envoy to the country, and a member of the ambassador’s staff accompanied EU ambassador Gordon Sondland to a meeting with Andrey Yermak, an aide to Zelensky.

“Following that meeting, in the presence of my staff at a restaurant, Ambassador Sondland called President Trump and told him of his meetings in Kyiv,” Taylor testified. “The member of my staff could hear President Trump on the phone, asking Ambassador Sondland about ‘the investigations.’”

“Ambassador Sondland told President Trump that the Ukrainians were ready to move forward,” Taylor added.

Taylor’s staff member asked Sondland what the president thought about Ukraine, and the acting ambassador was troubled by his State Department colleague’s response.

“Ambassador Sondland responded that President Trump cares more about the investigations of Biden, which Giuliani was pressing for,” Taylor testified. “At the time I gave my deposition on October 22, I was not aware of this information. I am including it here for completeness.”

Taylor said he first reported that new information through the State Department’s legal adviser, and then through attorneys for both House Republicans and Democrats.

 

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Nunes Promotes Debunked Conspiracy Theories: Democrats Colluded With Russia and Are ‘Culpable’ of ‘Malfeasance’ in Ukraine

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Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) in his opening remarks on the first day of public witness testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, charged House Democrats with wholly debunked conspiracy theories. Among them, that Democrats – not Donald Trump – colluded with Russia, and Ukraine, not Russia, attacked the 2016 U.S. elections. Also, that Democrats, not President Trump, committed wrongdoing against Ukraine.

So, Nunes is claiming (falsely) that Democrats both colluded with Ukraine and attacked Ukraine (video below.)

“Democrats have a long habit of accusing Republicans of offenses they, themselves, are committing,” Nunes claimed. “For years they accused the Trump campaign of colluding with Russia when they themselves were colluding with Russia by funding and spreading the Steele Dossier that relied on Russian sources. And now they accuse President Trump of malfeasance in Ukraine, when they, themselves, are culpable. The Democrats cooperated in Ukrainian election meddling,” Nunes charged.

Literally every word is a lie.

Remember that the U.S. Intelligence Community unanimously decreed that Russia attacked the 2016 U.S  elections. That fact was once again proven during the Mueller investigation, and in the Mueller Report. There is literally zero proof of Nunes’ claims.

Nunes, who may be best remembered for his dramatic dark of night visit to the White House in 2017, where he was given information by the Trump administration only to claim it was from a secret source. That information was falsely framed to suggest (wrongly) the Obama administration had illegally investigated the Trump campaign.

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