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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich reported to have had secret meeting in New Orleans last week

Gingrich in a secret meeting with Romney? My guess would be that Gingrich badly wants back into government and was attempting to negotiate a cabinet level position in the event Romney won the general election.
By all public appearances, the three men seem to want little to do with one another. But in private, three of the remaining four Republican presidential contenders communicate often, according to a spokesman for one of the campaigns. “Gingrich, Santorum, and Romney speak frequently,” R.C. Hammond, a spokesman for Newt Gingrich, said in an email...Gingrich told the Washington Times, which first revealed the meeting between him and Romney, that he hasn’t made any deal to end his bid for the nomination. He hasn’t been offered a position in a potential Romney administration, Gingrich said, and there was no deal afoot to have Romney’s campaign help him retire his campaign debt.
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