Ron Paul Weighs In On Newt Gingrich’s Tenure As Speaker | Talking Points Memo

In his first response during NBC’s Monday night debate, Ron Paul weighed in on a discussion among the other candidates about Newt Gingrich’s tenure as speaker and the circumstances under which he left the House. The gist, says Paul, is that Gingrich didn’t become speaker for another two years because “He didn’t have the votes.” Here’s a rough transcript:

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