Gingrich: Hillary would be worse than Obama
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Newt Gingrich, the former Republican Speaker who ran for president in 2012, suggested in a new interview Wednesday that Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThree legal scholars say Trump should be impeached; one thinks otherwise Report: Barr attorney can't provide evidence Trump was set up by DOJ Jayapal pushes back on Gaetz's questioning of impeachment witness donations to Democrats MORE would be a worse president than Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaLGBTQ advocates slam Buttigieg for past history with Salvation Army Jayapal pushes back on Gaetz's questioning of impeachment witness donations to Democrats Gaetz clashes with Stanford professor: 'It makes you look mean' MORE

“I think in the end, while Obama is a radical, and I obviously think he is very dangerous on foreign policy because he is so incompetent, he is not venal and he doesn’t corrupt the entire system,” Gingrich said in an interview with The New York Times
 
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“Having the Clintons back in the White House would be like having a very bad mayor running a very corrupt city," Gingrich added, referring to the 2016 Democratic presidential front-runner.
 
 
The longtime congressman from Georgia praised the "first-rate" crop of 2016 GOP presidential candidates but has ruled out making another White House bid.
 
“It’s too big a mountain,” he told the newspaper. “You have to be honest about what you’re capable of doing.”
 
Gingrich, who turns 72 next month, will on June 1 join law firm Dentons, which became the world's largest law firm this year, as a public policy adviser on regulatory issues.