Newt Gingrich - Controversies

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During the 2012 elections, a number of questions were raised concerning Speaker Gingrich's actions concerning legislation after he left office. There were three areas of policy that Congressman Gingrich was both active legislatively and in taking money from customers at his company. These areas included housing programs and money taken from Freddie Mac, the passage of Medicare Part D and other programs while taking money from pharmaceutical companies and other health care companies, and the supp ...

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During the 2012 Presidential campaign, it was discovered that Congressman Gingrich and his wife Calista had a line of credit at  Tiffany's and Co. Jewelry between $250,000 and $500,000. This line of credit existed in 2005 and 2006. Shortly after the revelation, the Gingrich campaign stated that at one point, the Gingrich's owed between $500,000 and $1,000,000 to the company, but that the debt was paid in full.rnThe debt was revealed in financial disclosure forms filed in 2006 and 2007 by Ca ...

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Congressman Newt Gingrich has been married three times. His first and second marriages ended because he began relationships with the women who would later become his second and third wives. He has been accused of having multiple additional affairs. While Congressman Gingrich was leading this private lifestyle, he publicly campaigned on family values, publicly shamed other representatives who were caught in similar behavior, and led the charge to impeach President Clinton for matters relating to ...

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In 2009, Congressman Gingrich supported a candidate for a special election for the 23rd district in New York that was pro-choice, pro gay marriage and supportive of numerous other items that most Republicans opposes. A more conservative candidate was available, but did not win a primary that consisted of a vote by 11 district members and not a public vote.rnCongressman Gingrich came out in suppport for Mrs Scozzafava as she was the selected candidate for the Republican party. He asserted that ma ...

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Congressman Gingrich was involved in several political entities throughout the early 1990s. One of those entities provided televised workshops aimed at initiating a "citizens movement" that would invigorate the American people and encourage them to become more active in politics and in the economy. These workshops were called American Opportunites Workshops (AOW).rnAs a second project, Congressman Gingrich taught classes at universities in Georgia that were called "Renewing Americ ...