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-- with the American Jewish Committee thank.
I appreciate your being here we're gonna move on now thank you again.
Because we have one of the GOP presidential hopefuls who is going to be in the debate which airs on fox tonight from Ames Iowa.
Newt Gingrich former speaker of the house is joining us by phone mr.
Are you with us.
Yeah I'm here can I absolutely -- so much for joining us we.
We actually ran a little bit of your interview with Greta last night you were talking specifically.
About what has gone wrong in this economy -- my question for you whereas -- -- focus in on the debate what are some key points that you think.
You need to make.
In order to come out on top.
-- -- Think -- very important thing mr.
focus on where the country has that I think what the American people don't want to do is that this kind of an economic crisis.
While watching the riots in Great Britain looking at the doors in the Middle East all of -- than -- around the world.
I think American people liked it and then -- Just seem real leaders operating specific examples of what they would do little right now to help soften -- -- in 2013.
I don't -- people particularly want -- to large.
Republican candidates -- each other and I don't think it -- portraits and watch them bash Obama I think the country that should Obama failing but what would you do.
How do you frictions and I want to focus effort tonight on very specific proposals to get this economy moving I -- -- The congress ought to come back in the session next week.
I think gutter -- that Dodd-Frank bill they ought to repeal.
Sarbanes Oxley and those are two of the biggest job killing -- the last ten years.
They ought to repeal obamacare which is clearly people haven't talked to small businesses everywhere in the country it is killing -- economy and congress and the president has a commitment.
Bureaucratic socialism in the class warfare but those -- models are there are killing the economy that this president is in danger.
Are becoming big league worst president economically.
Just as the great depression and and He is working that there are becoming.
Then matching that the track record -- Herbert Hoover in the Great Depression as this situation serious real problem.
-- it hurts me a little bit about.
Iowa right now -- its importance then and where you hope to be after tonight's debate.
Resident conversation starts think think -- the election.
As a national conversation with the American people have a chance to assess where we are to look at what's happening in their lives in their countries like.
And to -- the people offer.
Different characteristics and different capabilities as a potential leader.
And it all really starts with -- Iowa then moves to New Hampshire and then -- the South Carolina.
But I was -- initial conversation is somebody killed the debate to -- it means.
Is very important opportunity for the American people to see.
Most were probably not all the Republican candidates -- -- pollution act that.
Governor Carroll and admiration of the mayor Giuliani could get malicious.
Governor Palin could get -- so you know deliberations are fully formed yet but this is just to Begin -- process.
The first delegates get picked in January the connection lunch or important as we talk about.
-- actually goes a country and how early trips to troubled racial.
Sure now I -- take some questions off our live chat mr.
Gingrich by the way Ted Leo says you go -- we love you.
Joyce He says because we just had a guest on who was talking about a situation with Syria and no doubt mr.
Gingrich you're hearing people say look we're afraid we're gonna get into a fourth war would get involved there.
-- see on the live -- wants to know what what would -- -- with you about Syria.
Well I I would reassess our policy a whole region and I think that this this.
So much harder and so much more difficult than anybody has ever imagine.
That we have we open grave danger of becoming an overstatement.
I think that we edition interest in the long run two to replace this agreement so bad regime but stretching until that.
We don't know what's happened and can't usually we don't have control region -- -- -- to Libya we don't have control frankly in Iraq.
The Iranians just -- an anti terrorism summit which itself was an act of amazing results is certainly leading supporters of terrorism in the world.
This country shall we knew that people actually they're the pakistanis they're bringing the Afghanistan government was clearly UN secretary general's envoy -- -- -- message.
That tells me that there's actually built into the -- that Iranians are very very -- And they're very determined to -- -- and I think that we don't have a strategy today.
This sits -- the problem -- getting ourselves involved -- port 56 so little war would not be an answer.
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