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Top GOPers push for Trump-Gingrich ticket: Six wives mean they ‘certainly understand women’

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Ed Rollins, a top Republican consultant, asserted recently that Donald Trump should choose Newt Gingrich as his running mate because the two men’s six marriages meant that they “certainly understand women.”

On Monday, National Review‘s Eliana Johnson reported that some GOP insiders were predicting “the announcement of a Trump-Gingrich GOP ticket.”

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Rollins, who is a former Gingrich staffer, explained that Trump was open to the idea.

“I think Newt is lobbying to be the vice president, and I think their people are paying a lot of attention to him,” Rollins said. “It’d be a ticket with six former wives, kind of like a Henry VIII thing.”

“They certainly understand women,” he added.

And according to the report, “Trump has come to value the former speaker’s opinions.”

One source told Johnson that Gingrich fired off emails to Trump and his campaign staffers “countless times a day.”

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“I think he’s viewed as a very valuable ally to have,” Rollins said.

In 2012, Gingrich’s second wife revealed that her husband had asked her for an “open marriage.”

“And I just stared at him and he said, ‘Callista doesn’t care what I do,’” she told ABC News at the time. “He wanted an open marriage and I refused.”

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President helped ‘increase anti-Trump turnout’ in red-state governor’s races — which could spell disaster for the GOP

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President Donald Trump was once the Republican Party's greatest asset in an election, mobilizing thousands of supporters to rush to the polls. Recently, however, it seems he's now driving anti-Trump votes up so much that it may no longer be worth the Trump trouble.

“So you’ve got to give me a big win, please,” Trump told a Louisiana crowd this week before the GOP candidate lost the governor's race in a red state.

“What Trump did in Louisiana was increase voter participation. While he increased the pro-Trump turnout, he also increased the anti-Trump turnout. That’s kind of the lesson here,” polling analyst Ron Faucheux told The Washington Post in an interview.

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Ambassador Sondland was updating Trump officials on progress of ‘push for investigations’ — including Mulvaney

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The Wall Street Journal obtained emails showing that ahead of President Donald Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Ambassador Gordon Sondland was updating officials on the strive for investigations.

Chief of staff and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney was one of the main points of contact, and he replied to the email saying he would schedule the call with Zelensky.

“I talked to Zelensky just now. He is prepared to receive Potus’ call. Will assure him that he intends to run a fully transparent investigation and will ‘turn over every stone,’” Sondland wrote in an email on July 19.

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White House desperately scheduling things for Trump to do so he won’t watch the impeachment hearings

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Given President Donald Trump worked to intimidate witnesses in real-time during the hearings on the impeachment inquiry last week, the White House is desperately searching for something that can keep him busy.

Axios reported Sunday, the presidential daily schedule will be designed to keep the president distracted with their own counter-programming.

"Trump's schedule for the coming week shows him governing," Axios reported. He'll be promoting jobs and talking about things like "art and culture."

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