Newt Gingrich: McCarthy’s Emphasis on Generational Change is Healthy

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Gingrich: McCarthy’s emphasis on generational change is healthy

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Gingrich: McCarthy’s emphasis on generational change is healthy

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich on Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s bid to be Speaker of the House and the key issues facing Congress.

Days after John Boehner announced his resignation, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy reported that he will run for Speaker.

During an interview on the FOX Business Network’s Mornings with Maria, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said, “Kevin’s [McCarthy] got a lot of energy. He [has] really come out of a background in California where he was a Republican leader in the assembly and I think he is going to be very much leaning forward.”

Gingrich believes McCarthy could represent a new generation of leadership in the government.

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“I think his emphasis on generational change is healthy. People need a new generation of leadership. You see that in all the polls and you also see that in a sense in the fact that the outsiders are the ones who are leading for the Republican nomination,” he said.

Gingrich said McCarthy has the ability to get more members of the House to play significant role in public policy.


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