Exclusive: Gingrich returning to Fox News on Aug. 1
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The Hill has learned that Newt Gingrich will be returning to Fox News as a contributor. 

The network suspended its contributor agreement with the former House Speaker on July 12 to avoid a conflict of interest after he was reported to be on Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpMueller report findings could be a 'good day' for Trump, Dem senator says Trump officials heading to China for trade talks next week Showdown looms over Mueller report MORE's vice presidential shortlist.

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Since the suspension, Gingrich has appeared on other networks but will go back to being exclusive to Fox News starting on Monday, Aug. 1, according to a source close to the situation. 

The 73-year-old former Republican congressman, who represented Georgia, joined CNN after his presidential bid in 2012 fell short against Mitt Romney. 

He was a political commentator for CNN before jumping to Fox News in October 2015.

The Hill has reached out to Fox News for comment.

— This story was updated at 1:41 p.m.