Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) says the House Select Committee on Benghazi's new report illustrates Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonQueer Marine veteran launches House bid after incumbent California Rep. Susan Davis announces retirement Poll: Trump neck and neck with top 2020 Democrats in Florida Former immigration judge fined, temporarily banned from federal service for promoting Clinton policies MORE’s basic dishonesty.

“Hillary Clinton lies,” he said Tuesday on Fox News’s “Fox and Friends." "Hillary Clinton lies all the time. What’s new? This is who she is.


“She lies about emails; she lies about the Clinton Foundation; she lies about secret meetings in the State Department with donors; she lies about deals that are cut; she lies about her speeches to Goldman Sachs; and, by the way, she lies about Benghazi.”

Gingrich said the House Select Committee on Benghazi’s findings show the Obama administration misled the country about the Benghazi incident.

“We now know without any reasonable doubt that they methodically lied to the American people and lied to the world about what happened,” the former House Speaker said.

Gingrich added the summary’s findings should raise serious questions about Clinton’s fitness for the presidency.

“As long as you understand that Hillary Clinton lied while Americans were dying, did so deliberately and knowingly, if you’re comfortable with that in your commander in chief, then Hillary ought to potentially get your vote,” he said.

“If the American people are comfortable with a person who’s that dishonest in the White House, she’s a pretty formidable candidate,” added Gingrich, who has endorsed presumptive GOP nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report MORE for president.

Tuesday’s report concluded that Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, and other officials did not adequately heed security concerns about the growing extremism in Libya.

It also accused Clinton of knowing extremist militia members were behind the bloodshed but nonetheless blaming it on an anti-Muslim video.

Clinton served as secretary of State during the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack that left four Americans dead, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.