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I'm very open for -- a matter of public record.
I'm very open about the fact that I've had moments in my life that I regret I have indicated that I had to go to god and ask forgiveness and to seek reconciliation.
All this stuff we'll come up and that's part of the process of of the -- I think people also looked at the totality of my life.
And then they've got to make a decision themselves I'm very comfortable -- held relying on the American people.
You have a sense of decency.
And have a sense of understanding of human beings.
-- -- Newt Gingrich are talking about his person.
Alive after an anonymous flier was distributed in Iowa.
The basically highlighted his multiple marriages.
And here you see the latest poll -- -- -- Bloomberg.
Herman Cain Ron Paul at 19% in Iowa Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich -- a plus or minus four point four that's essentially a tie.
A -- right across the board.
Gingrich surging in most polls Stevie -- spent some time in South Carolina with former -- Speaker your take yeah it was very interesting listening to his comments today on FOX & Friends and talking about what we've all talked about as his personal baggage.
I think I probably interviewed three dozen people over the course a couple days down South Carolina I was stunned.
How many people are willing to just look past that say look.
What he's done he's done he says he's asked for forgiveness he's moved on we -- move on -- to -- in the course of -- can tell these people in South Carolina.
I would say 90% of them said in the first sentence he's very intelligent maybe the smartest person in the field.
And he's an excellent debater I mean I would love to see him debate President Obama those are his two obvious selling points and he's using them.
In his stump speech quite extensively.
The -- McCain campaign has been trying to get past all of these sexual harassment allegations he had another bit of a hiccup we showed you last night about.
Answer your question in an editorial board about -- he talked about that today.
Did the following reasons.
Holes to get them out -- -- I'm not going to back down from that.
People want to make a big deal out of it.
Remember if you've been asked 78 different questions of 78 different topics and this all -- this -- about -- which is deliberate Libya.
And they have not clear -- the question.
-- -- shoot from the lip.
-- -- -- -- -- He's at the -- come -- was pause to gather his thoughts and -- people have seen that.
Video today troops it was a very long -- And to say we know I was thrown eight questions on different topics is not.
Really great defense if your candidate for the presidency you venture.
Fifty different topics everybody's asked different questions over time.
And to say that term.
It was a question though isn't clear he was asked whether he thought he agreed with Obama's handling of -- percent of gotcha question.
I'm surprised that his supporters hanging on it's not dropping as the stone as you would have expected.
I think he's over his head he's -- winging it particularly on foreign affairs he -- a dismal performance in the foreign policy debate.
On the weekend clearly he's not -- home with -- with many of these surgical and what exactly was it about -- that.
He had to gather his thoughts on it looked as if he either didn't.
Know where it was -- what country it was or perhaps how the war.
Turned out or what Obama's policy was I'm not sure what there was that required almost a minute of thought gathering.
Today in that hang out to former governor Mitt Romney and a follow a question asked about.
How he would Ron if he were the GOP nominee against President Obama on the issue of health care take this.
I can say -- -- look in my state we rid us of the probably ensured that was about 8% of our population.
We didn't change the plan for the 92% of people already -- -- And I like the president's -- My plan didn't cost a trillion dollars we raise taxes at all we also didn't cut Medicare this is the only president.
-- modern history I think it all history.
-- cut Medicare he cut Medicare by 500 billion dollars to break from behind care.
But these are reasons why the American people are saying noting his plan spend if I get a chance to just talked about its class -- president.
Before you put -- together you should give me a call.
-- you're going about.
It entirely the wrong way.
And be effective answer.
Well I think he's found over the months -- some good talking points on Health Care Reform actually.
-- his defense and it has changed ultimately.
He's going to attack President Obama on Medicare cuts clearly and -- Obama will say you voted for Paul Ryan's budget plan and you want to cut Medicare.
-- but as for Mitt Romney's problem in the primary.
Electorate he is only a 30% what she's just broken now finally.
Because Republican voters didn't win one -- -- and I think that in effect a -- it ends up in it and a few others but he's.
After running for six years he's not doing very well.
And that that the Republican Party is looking for another choice and many many conservatives still blame him for imposing mandate.
On people who are uninsured in the state of Massachusetts period and a story.
And so that is why they are shopping at first Donald Trump and Michelle -- -- Rick Perry then Herman Cain and now the former speaker Newt Gingrich.
They're on their fifth back update to the prom because they don't wanna go from Romney Steve what about congressman Ron Paul had 19%.
In second place in this Bloomberg poll -- -- -- Yeah that's that's -- and if you see his numbers take up he could actually.
Be a factor in -- a real factor when we had him here he said he thought he needed to come in third place I think if he came in third place with numbers like that he he gets a second look.
I don't think he's gonna get the nomination of course but that could have an outcome on.
Who does get the nomination if -- pulling people away from potentially Newt Gingrich for others who might have a stronger libertarian streak on economic policy.
That can help Mitt Romney -- and as a non -- Mean I think he -- have the largest study of anybody in the country.
On who wins the general election if he decides to run as an independent.
He has a base which is extremely loyal and we know how large it is and if he -- he could hand me the election to Obama it would be the best.
Thing for the Democrats in this entire cycle.
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