Gingrich to host convention seminars, RNC announces
August 18th, 2012
01:10 PM ET
9 years ago

Gingrich to host convention seminars, RNC announces

(CNN) - Former House speaker and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will host "a series of public policy workshops for delegates" to this summer's Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, the RNC said Saturday.

Gingrich previewed the sessions earlier this month on CNN's "The Situation Room."

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"We're going to have a very large amount of time working with the delegates and doing things," he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

The RNC said topics and guest speakers would be released soon, but that Gingrich would "teach the daily sessions."

- CNN Political Editor Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report

Filed under: 2012 • Newt Gingrich
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    I thought they the Gop were going to give the 12. Year olds pink slips so the grinch could mop the floors and clean the toilets like he wanted the 5 th graders to do after school ?????

    August 18, 2012 01:23 pm at 1:23 pm |
  2. luke,az

    The Grinch has $4,000,000 to pay his creditors, he will do anything for Gov. Robme to pay his debt. The Grinch didn't know what hit him in Iowa when Robme carpet bombed him. Even Adelson couldn't help the Grinch. This is the worst Republican ticket ever, maybe Bush/Cheney might be the worst.

    August 18, 2012 01:36 pm at 1:36 pm |
  3. CBR

    So this is how the GOP got Gingrich to support the ticket.

    August 18, 2012 01:46 pm at 1:46 pm |
  4. Hank

    Another series of BOG LECTURES from Professor Pompous.

    August 18, 2012 01:53 pm at 1:53 pm |
  5. Jerubbaal

    My mother taught me if you do not have anything nice to say then do not say anything, so I won't say anything.

    August 18, 2012 02:08 pm at 2:08 pm |
  6. Pete

    Is Newty still selling his ugly mug for $50 still,I hope not ,its not good for business is it!!And he wants to sell you on republican vertues,what a crock and you'll see ignorent republicans lining up at the door ,right to hear more of his out of date BS,no way Jose!!Or how much this extremist republican party ,the party that's going extint that needs help in recruiting people with brains because this party has been historicly full of losers from Hoover to Bush 43,then McCain,Palin you'll see how destructive your party actually is,that's not patriotic,its insane!!!!

    August 18, 2012 02:17 pm at 2:17 pm |
  7. Leroy

    Will Gingrich pass out gift cards to Tiffanys at the conclusion of his silly seminars?

    August 18, 2012 02:27 pm at 2:27 pm |
  8. Squigman

    Anything to pay off those pesky jewelry bills, and the ballooning credit card statement.

    August 18, 2012 03:02 pm at 3:02 pm |
  9. Thomas

    He's got to pay his Tiffany Bills !

    Are that going to pass out free GOP whoopee cushions before or after his seminars ?

    August 18, 2012 03:03 pm at 3:03 pm |
  10. SafeJourney

    Thats right RNC, get the most corrupt and morally bankrupt politican in America you can find and put him out front in your convention. What a bunch of simpletons

    August 18, 2012 03:08 pm at 3:08 pm |

    They need to keep track of the lizard and Snooki Palin. They are loose cannons and could cause trouble for Mitt the twit and Alfalfa(lyin)Ryan.

    August 18, 2012 03:12 pm at 3:12 pm |

    I wonder if the Rnc is still STIFFING the hotel owners after telling them their rates were to high ,even though they had signed contracts. Sounds like what they have been doing in congress for the last four years !!! I think they should move their convention to the great hall in China ,where their jobs program is working well and they can get a great hall for free !!!!

    August 18, 2012 03:15 pm at 3:15 pm |
  13. ValarMorghulis

    More snake oil from the consummate former speaker. No doubt Calista is producing the programs. More money funneled in the Gingrich's coffers.

    Every day a fool is born and two to carry him away. Step right up and pay your money.

    August 18, 2012 03:27 pm at 3:27 pm |
  14. doug

    Gingrich is short on morals and values, along with integrity and decency. Yet, you cannot find a single Democrat in all of American who has more of any of these than ol newt.
    Newt doesn't think that people who disagree with his politics are his enemy and he certainly doesn't want them to be harmed because of their political views. That makes him morally superior to every Democrat, the party of hate and lies.

    Listen to all Democrats from Obama to his bots posting here, it is a moral obligation to vote Republican, National Socialism may be the goal of people like White House communications director Anita Dunn who admires Mao like everyone in the Obama admin, but good hearted fair minded Americans don't want to take away anyones rights or freedoms, voting Republican is the only way from stopping Obama from punishing his enemies.

    August 18, 2012 03:33 pm at 3:33 pm |
  15. GI Joe

    He'll be teaching them all the nasty things to call the progressive - you know - the Dog Whistles that Luntz published years ago. And some new ones too, I'm sure.

    Wait - didn't he say on TV that Robmey is a LIAR?

    August 18, 2012 03:55 pm at 3:55 pm |