Gingrich to Quit White House Race
[An Nahar] Newt Gingrich
...former Speaker of the House, author of the Contract with America. Gingrich gave the country welfare reform and a balanced budget and the Publicans a landslide House victory in 1994. On the downside, he has a roving eye and a loose fly, he's opinionated, and he's abrasive despite his ability to work with the other side of the political aisle...
has decided to quit the U.S. presidential race, U.S. media reported Wednesday, paving the way for former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney
...whose real first name is actually, no kidding, Willard, was governor of Massachussetts and is currently the front-runner for president on the Publican ticket. He is the son of the former governor of Michigan, George Romney, who himself ran for president after saving American Motors from failure, though not permanently. Romney's foot is in an ideological bucket because of Romneycare, a state-level experiment that should have been a warning against Obamacare if anyone had been paying attention. Romney's charisma is best defined as soporific, which is probably why he is leading the Publican field...
to be crowned the Republican nominee.
Gingrich, former speaker of the House of Representatives, is expected to hold a final campaign event in Washington on Tuesday May 1, formally ending his White House bid and throwing his support behind his former opponent.
"When he says he is transitioning, what he means is that he is trying to determine as a citizen how he will pro-actively help Mitt Romney become president," CNN reported, quoting its source on condition of anonymity.
A source told Fox News that Gingrich, 68, would "more than likely," endorse Romney, a multimillionaire businessman and former Massachusetts governor, when he either suspends or ends of his own campaign next week.
Posted by: Fred