Can Gingrich Catch Up to Romney After Iowa?
ABC News’s Jake Tapper on the shift in the GOP presidential hopefuls.
- Duration 8:30
- Date Jan 5, 2012
ABC News’s Jake Tapper on the shift in the GOP presidential hopefuls.
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Prepping near zero saw law blood mirrored administrator -- -- -- -- She's not happy he's very happy well look at -- and I interviewed him.
Few weeks ago when he was riding -- in the polls.
And he told me he was going to be the nominee but he was very confident about that any of this -- him being -- that you know -- so yes.
Sometimes the pundits sometimes he's a politician.
And -- depending upon the just looking at the numbers suited did inescapable conclusion he was going to be the nominee.
And then Romney Ron Paul and and a lot of Romney supporters to the super pacs.
And decided maybe not such a good idea maybe maybe they weren't in favor of that and they live a lot of negative ads against -- I guess it was at the end of the day may be 45%.
Of the ads and Iowa were against new political glad that I organs -- and it is in some -- developing the lucky -- have come and force.
-- and in the ads.
-- untrue about -- And I mean generally speaking.
As political I had to go assessing with the truth seeing this in -- in this in this sphere of political -- the most of the charges seems.
Accurate if if not you know completely in context.
But no they did not seem it wasn't it would that they did not seem made up now obviously the Gingrich campaign.
Has a fact sheet of all the different ways that the charges they think are unfair untrue.
An example being -- you know calling Gingrich and inconsistent conservative is not true in their view because he is consistent and you know.
There's a long list of ways they feel he's consistent.
Bid -- 300000 dollars.
Paid but in legal fees to settle about ethics matter that was not technically defined.
So calling get a fine.
You know you can get the fact checker on that that -- -- I don't think that they're they're every -- in the syrup I think Samir.
-- political ads that just makes up proper completely switch the true person you know I didn't see that.
Does shorten it realize citizen fat repulsive -- your looks like -- is spread around parliament.
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In New Hampshire.
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So -- don't I don't need you there to try to make me feel uncomfortable -- -- it's -- -- -- the programs tighten any time.
It is our long establish -- and abuse are seeing understand.
This is yet another very important that checkered past salt is -- all these polls and ads really actor in -- from here to pull of 40%.
I don't think he's gonna do that well.
It beat it beat to be tough to come off that.
He'd -- win in Iowa -- you know in the santorum's gonna have a bigger and stronger showing in an answer than the polls indicate.
But I think it's fairly certain he's gonna win here.
But he's so confident sort South Carolina today.
Better and I go to the South Carolina try to bureau drum up some support there that it's going to be 1980 framed the way it although easier with Rick Perry staying in the race.
-- you know I think you'll do well here he.
-- -- you know get out of here now if it's.
A lot of establishment support here.
Either it -- theoretically.
Hitherto current Republican to tend to do well in in New England won is that.
Kind of Rockefeller Republican type in the other is.
The libertarian -- the live free or die time it's been -- is more to the Rockefeller Republican.
Severe things there is -- -- isn't really I get to other than Ron Paul that libertarian course.
Or resilient on -- -- your part of -- year.
Probably not -- elitists.
Left foreign media.
Want to be the nominee I wonder.
Just because he.
I think to you know to to.
Well -- I'm basing its output in the -- plus that there was basing this on.
-- flipped on current TV Chrysler for a moment and they were.
And then and then once segment was due who is still -- who is the most horrible Republican.
And so -- -- called the young Turks -- if you could receive it.
Hi Keith Olbermann.
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I thought I gather -- -- over the peace on the some -- -- and then.
And all of problem yesterday and then add up almost fox and -- had a problem of MS -- -- -- Marinated the renewed the grenade dominant number in -- -- of important human -- -- one may not like to keep nobleman or whatever.
But -- thanked us and important voice.
And for the people are currently really troubled -- it is.
As reprehensible -- him.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Wanted to try to silence a lot of what you don't fasten your your your your bigger and asked him questions and putting people on the spot once glass.
Reports that a did not fill cowboy if they -- quiet and Al Gore there are certainly Tibet the breakfast bar while I don't know that I mean all of tactical -- -- is -- 2000 a lot of money there's no reason for that Amanda could give him -- first plus operation.
And you know that is the that is the most frustrating thing I have to say is that when there's a -- technical difficulty like -- going to.
But it approached -- to barricade -- your work.
And -- describes my view.
But in any case and on the show last night they were that they seem to convict consensus seem to be the Mitt Romney was the least.
Horrible among this was this liberal show this young Turk show.
So what you do there also determined still better award.
No that is not an objective the I think Rick up probably chase -- -- -- He's -- seven events.
Mitt Romney is.
Go -- -- the South Carolina cities.
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It's just citizens.
I could I could do that.
Whether or not objecting territory or by episode.
There's overall announcement.
About -- put both adult I don't really see the connection that mitigate that I don't yet know product consumed this sort of it is interest QE would plummet that in.
Brentwood who -- -- sure I'd never even heard of Britain it was New Hampshire Avaya.
But for years here in college but.
Went to Brentwood new injuries spoke at a senior center to the town hall meeting he spoke for almost two -- worse basically talking about policy.
People would ask questions that he would talk about the difference between the socialist but -- social security and SSI benefits.
Russia richer and more time to talk about how the plot centers -- -- what was interesting is fortunate neurologist -- really to climb direct benefit.
This is appropriate to be.
-- -- the deal running around.
You know make you know short steps rallying supporters.
Getting a good -- -- time for that to our.
Town hall meeting that like he did in dialogue he doesn't have.
Months and months and months to do this that -- is he's got the eighties.
Argument actor and assembly on -- -- that you're never be well logic.
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