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Newt Gingrich Suddenly Concerned About Foreign Money Influencing American Politics

Sheldon Adelson's boy is now concerned about the influence of foreign money on American politics.
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If we weren't already sure that former disgraced House Speaker turned CNN contributor Newt Gingrich's middle name was Huge-Flaming-Hypocrite, The Daily Beast's Jackie Kucinich left no doubt on this Sunday's Inside Politics:

KUCINICH: During Hillary Clinton's camp speech she mentioned her relationship with Newt Gingrich and said behind the scenes it was actually pretty good. So I talked to Newt Gingrich last week and he confirmed that they actually had a pretty good relationship. And he had some nice things to say about her. He said if she becomes president, she'll be a hard worker, she'll be pretty practical. However he doesn't think she's going to get there because of what's happening with the Clinton Global Foundation and because of the foreign money.

He's testifying to the Homeland secretary committee next week. And he said he's going to bring up the problem of foreign money in American politics but he stressed it wasn't a Hillary Clinton issue -- this is across the government. So listen for that.

KING: Not a Hillary Clinton issue, across the government. We'll watch how it played out. We had a nice relationship however. I'm waiting for the however -- when it comes to that one.

KUCINICH: Right.

So Sheldon Adelson's boy is now concerned about the influence of foreign money on American politics and we're supposed to believe this has nothing to do with Clinton running for president. That's rich.

The fact that Newt Gingrich is still treated with an iota of respect and allowed on the air after the way he conducted himself in office tells you everything you need to know about how badly broken our corporate media is these days.


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