KIEV — Newt Gingrich — the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, credited with creating the confrontational, hyper-partisan style of politics that’s taken hold of Washington — will soon be landing on European shores.
On the sidelines of a political conference in Ukraine last month, Gingrich told me he would move to Rome if his wife, political aide and businesswoman Callista Gingrich, became U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. The Senate confirmed her nomination last week.
The 74-year-old ex-politician has a knack for staying in the news. An outspoken congressman for 20 years, he campaigned for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination …read more
Source: POLITICO – Europe Edition