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  1. In 1995 Chris Farley crashed a House Republican Meeting and did his impersonation of Newt Gingrich

  2. Callista Gingrich, Newt's wife, admitted to having a 6 year affair with him while he was previously married. Then she pushed him to have his first marriage annulled by the Catholic Archdiocese on the grounds his previous wife had already been married once. She is the ambassador to the Vatican.

  3. The Office of Technology Assessment existed from 1972 to 1995 to provide US Congress members and committees with objective and authoritative analysis of scientific and technical issues. OTA was defunded in the "Contract with America" period of Newt Gingrich's Republican ascendancy in Congress.

  4. In the 1990s Newt Gingrich authored a GOPAC memo titled "Language: A Key Mechanism of Control" that included words the Republican party should use to describe themselves and "contrasting" (negative) words the party should use to describe democratic opponents.

  5. In 1996 New Gingrich proposed a mandatory death penalty sentence for marijuana possession

  6. In 1985 Newt Gingrich actually called for a gov office dedicated to investigating and publishing Russian influence via propoganda.

  7. Newt Gingrich was TIME's Person of the Year in 1995

  8. In the 2012 elections, Newt Gingrich said a primary reason he should be elected in the primaries was because of the amount of twitter followers he had. It was discovered that 92% of these were fake.

  9. In the 2012 elections, Newt Gingrich said one of the reasons he should be elected in the primaries was because of his massive amount of twitter followers. It was revealed that 92% of these were fake and could be traced to a few cities in India.

  10. Newt Gingrich's first wife, the one he divorced while she underwent treatment for a tumor, was also his High School math teacher.

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The episode of NBC's Friends, "The One with the Lesbian Wedding", the officiator of the fictional wedding was depicted by gay-rights activist, Candace Gingrich, sister to Newt Gingrich, an avid opponent of gay marriage.

Newt Gingrich wrote an alt-history novel in which the South won the Battle of Gettysburg, went on to win the war, and the North "catastrophic[ally] collapse[d]."

In 1997, following many secret meetings and negotiations, Bill Clinton and Newt Gingrich agreed upon a secret plan to privatize Social Security starting in 1998. Before Clinton could introduce his plan to the public, the Monica Lewinsky scandal broken thus derailing the privatization scheme.

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In 2016 Newt Gingrich wanted to bring back the House Un-American Activities Committee, something originally in 1938 to fight communism

In 1985 Newt Gingrich actually called for a gov office dedicated to investigating and publishing Russian influence via propoganda.

Newt Gingrich married his Math Teacher, then had an affair

In 1984, congressman Newt Gingrich engineered an argument with Speaker Tip O'Neill that resulted in O'Neill's comments being stricken from the record—the first such rebuke of a speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1798. The incident became front page news and made Gingrich famous.

In 1984, congressman Newt Gingrich engineered an argument with Speaker Tip O'Neill that resulted in O'Neill's comments being stricken from the record—the first such rebuke of a speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1798. The incident became front page news and made Gingrich famous.

GOP Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, and BOTH of his successors were involved in sex scandals. They were in charge of the Clinton impeachment.

The Republican strategy of noncooperation and divisiveness was architected by Newt Gingrich, which led to the party’s success in gaining majority in the US government in recent years

Three of the lead Republican Congressman involved in attempting to impeach President Clinton were later found to be involved in sex scandals. Senators Bob Livingston and House Speaker Newt Gingrich both had extra-marital affairs, while Dennis Hastert had raped several teenage boys.

Newt Gingrich met his first wife when she was his geometry teacher in high school, Gingrich later divorced her while she was in the hospital recovering from cancer. Gingrich eventually married the women he was cheating on his first wife with, they are still married today.

Newt Gingrich blamed his infidelity with his very sick wives (one with cancer, one with MS) on his love for America.

Callista Gingrich, the wife of Newt, is the ambassador to the Vatican. She has admitted to having a 6 year affair with Newt while he was married, and then pushed him to have the Catholic Archdiocese to annul his previous marriage, on the grounds that his ex-wife had been previously married.

The Star Wars character Nute Gunray's name had two sources from real life: The first was the Republican congressman Newt Gingrich, and the second was former President of the United States Ronald Reagan.

Newt Gingrich, while leading the push for Bill Clinton's impeachment, he was engaged in an affair with a congressional aide.

20 years ago today Newt Gingrich's lesbian sister lead the S.F. Gay Parade

Newt Gingrich ordered the 1995 government shutdown at least partially because Clinton seated him at the back of Air Force One on a trip to Israel

Newt Gingrich's half sister Candace is a prominent gay rights activist. She also appeared as the minister in the Friends episode "The One with the Lesbian Wedding".

Newt Gingrich admitted in 1998 to having had an affair with a House intern at the same time as he was leading the impeachment of Bill Clinton for perjury regarding an affair with intern Monica Lewinsky

Former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich wrote a series of Alternative History novels on if America had only fought against Japan and not Germany.

Three men (Newt Gingrich, Bob Livingston, and Dennis Hastert) served or nearly served as Speakers of the House during the impeachment of Clinton. Livingston and Gingrich resigned after extramarital affairs and Hastert was later found guilty of making illegal payments to a former student he

Three men (Newt Gingrich, Bob Livingston, and Dennis Hastert) served or nearly served as Speaker of the House during the impeachment of Clinton. Livingston and Gingrich resigned after extramarital affairs and Hastert went to prison for illegally paying to silence a victim , a former student

Despite his reputation as a social conservative, former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich helped save internet porn. He opposed a bill, which the senate passed by a wide margin, that would have banned internet porn.