September 3, 2022

The House Select Committee investigating the insurrection on January 6, sent a letter to Fox News stalwart Newt Gingrich, asking him to do a voluntary interview.

In the letter the committee says that they have obtained some information with his involvement with Trump senior advisors promoting false voter fraud allegations.

“Some of the information we have obtained includes email messages that you exchanged with senior advisers to President Trump and others, including Jared Kushner and Jason Miller, in which you provided detailed input into television advertisements that repeated and relied upon false claims about fraud in the 2020 election,” Representative Bennie Thompson, Democrat of Mississippi and chairman of the committee, wrote in a letter to Mr. Gingrich.

“These advertising efforts were not designed to encourage voting for a particular candidate,” Mr. Thompson added. “Instead, these efforts attempted to cast doubt on the outcome of the election after voting had already taken place. They encouraged members of the public to contact their state officials and pressure them to challenge and overturn the results of the election.”

Gingrich, the man credited with orchestrating the extreme rightward turn of the Republican party back in the 90s when he was Speaker of the House, is now being asked to preserve all records and communication he had with the White House and Trump.

Gingrich has tried to portray himself as a conservative intellectual, but what he has become is a MAGA apologist and sycophant, defending almost every immoral and illegal action Trump took while in and out of office.

In the above video, Gingrich actually claimed on the Laura Ingraham show, that there was no attempted "coup" at the US Capitol on January 6th.

"The idea that this was a coup or coup attempt or an insurrection, very briefly why is that spurious claim on its face?" she asked.

Gingrich, red-faced said. "It's not."

"A coup is a serious effort to replace the government by an organized group who have that purpose," Gingrich said.

That's exactly what happened at the US Capitol. I agree it was a mob and a riot.

Gingrich should ask the families of the police officers that lost their lives fighting back against the mob if it was an insurrection, or a mild misunderstanding.

If Newt has nothing to hide, Gingrich should accept their offer.

It's obvious Gingrich was in on trying to promote all of Giuliani's election fraud lies.

Taking the fifth is his likely response to the committee.

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