Despite Exit, Gingrich Still Slamming Mitt
Romney 'said things ... that weren't true,' Newt tells CNN
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted May 4, 2012 6:23 AM CDT
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(Newser) – For those of you who thought the next words out of Newt Gingrich’s mouth on national television would be an endorsement of Mitt Romney, think again. Despite his (painfully drawn-out) exit from the race, Gingrich was on CNN yesterday to once again point out that “the Romney campaign said things that weren’t true.”

Pressed by Wolf Blitzer, Gingrich refused to actually call Romney a liar (like he has done before), but did go so far as to say that “the governor said things at times that weren’t true,” which was good enough for Blitzer. Of course, Gingrich also added that he still trusts Romney much more than he trusts President Obama, Politico notes, before he tossed in one final dig: “This is a comparative business. And our choice isn’t Mitt Romney or Ronald Reagan.”

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USLady
May 6, 2012 7:40 PM CDT
Its time to stop whining! And get behind Romney full force! There should be no more hindering at this point! Its time to do what we can to win! Yes! Newt did a great job! running,But now it is time to support Romney.
CentristIntelligence
May 4, 2012 1:47 PM CDT
next week after the GOP tighten their grip on him he will be singing a different tune.
StanParaduxHicks
May 4, 2012 11:52 AM CDT
Newt is now the GOPs' worst enemy. Falling just behind Romney who cannot defeat Obama. Newt went just far enough that he didn't endorse Obama, but fairly close.