Skip to comments.Newt Gingrich: 'Odds are 2 out of 3' Nancy Pelosi will be speaker
Posted on 10/25/2018 2:54:55 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
Newt Gingrich said Thursday that Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has better odds of becoming speaker of the House than the GOP's front-runner Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
During an event held by the Washington Post, Gingrich, himself a former speaker of the House, suggested that he thinks the Democrats will take the House.
"I think the odds are 2 out of 3 she'll be speaker," he said of Pelosi, who is House minority leader.
"And 1 out of 3 Kevin McCarthy will be," he continued.
Democrats need to flip two dozens seats in the House during the Nov. 6 midterm elections in order to take control of the lower chamber.
Should the Democrats win, Gingrich said he's very confident that Pelosi, who previously served as speaker from 2007 to 2011, will get the speaker's gavel back, citing her long career, connections, and fundraising prowess.
But Gingrich did acknowledge the possibility of a "blow-up."
Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, is weighing another challenge to Pelosi's leadership, and Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., said he would run for speaker if Pelosi does not.
At least 11 Democratic incumbents and dozens of candidates have said they oppose Pelosi for speaker, according to an NBC News tally.
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And then the next 2 years would be even more Democrat insurrection, lies and fake news.
Look at all the internal problems that have happened in this country since the coronation of the Lying Kenyan.
At all levels.
I see no enthusiasm for Democrats but the House races are a local thing.
But what does Calista say?
Every once in a while Newt says something stupid.
Like now for instance. And later today. And tomorrow. And after that. Nest week too. This month, this year.
Hes not necessarily wrong, and hes motivating the base. Well now soon enough.
Remember This One?
His assessment is meant to scare....
Now is the time to motivate Republican and leaning independents to vote
So which Repubics are dropping the ball and can’t keep their seats?
He’s actually trying to help us, scaring people into voting.
I thought he told Hannity that he believed that Republicans would keep the House?
Newt, I love you man, but for once please just SHUT UP.
Always run as if your 3 points behind.
No Complacency !
Or hes a defeatist simpleton. Its one or the other
The odds of rolling snake-eyes may be low but you can still believe you’ll get it.
Newt & Pelosi Always did have a thing
Notice how their knees are touching in the photo. Blehhhhhhhh
The liberal courts redrawing the Pennsylvania districts this year probably is responsible for a few lost seats.
Yes He always had a thing for Nancy guess still does.
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