Newt Is Dumb. Newt Gingrich: Uninsured Should Receive Health Care Through Charity, Not Government. IT'S ON! Nancy Pelosi Launches War Against Newt Gingrich. Newt Gingrich has skyrocketed to the top of the Republican presidential field — and Democrats couldn't be more thrilled with their new target.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi fired the first shot this week, needling her former House colleague about the ethics investigation Gingrich faced while he was House Speaker. In an interview with Talking Points Memo yesterday, Pelosi teased that she knows "a lot" from her days as senior Democrat on the House Ethics Committee, which investigated Gingrich for tax cheating and campaign finance violations. “One of these days we’ll have a conversation about Newt Gingrich,” Pelosi said.