Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), a top Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpReporters defend CNN's Acosta after White House says he 'disrespected' Trump with question Security costs of Trump visit to Scotland sparks outrage among Scottish citizens Ex-CIA officer: Prosecution of Russians indicted for DNC hack 'ain't ever going to happen' MORE adviser, on Sunday said media outlets have “rigged” the presidential election against the Republican presidential nominee and called on voters to monitor election sites.

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“Without the unending, one-sided assault of the news media, Trump would be beating [Democratic nominee] Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDHS secretary: No sign Russia targeting midterm elections at 2016 level Twitter suspends Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks accounts after indictments Elon Musk donated nearly K to Republican PAC, filings show MORE by 15 points," Gingrich said in an interview with ABC’s “This Week.”

“So to suggest to us that people who are concerned about honest elections are somehow nutty, I think is a mistake,” he said, adding that he doesn’t believe the elections are being rigged “at the precinct level.”

Gingrich, however, did argue in favor of Trump’s proposal that voters monitor polling places so that this election isn’t “stolen."

"I remember when Richard Nixon had the election stolen in 1960, and no serious historian doubts that Illinois and Texas were stolen. So to suggest that, we have, you don't have theft in Philadelphia is to deny reality," the former Speaker said.