Fox's Newt Gingrich Dismisses Sexual Assault Accusations Against Trump As An “Absurdity” and “Piling On”

Gingrich: "This Other Stuff Now Is Just A Piling On, What Else Can We Manufacture”

From the October 13 edition of Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor:

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BILL O'REILLY (HOST): It's not going to change. And that's why good people aren't stepping up. Because nobody is perfect. Everybody has things in their past they don't want to be on the front page of The New York Times or whatever. But there is a degree. And I do believe the press has a responsibility to bring the truth to the American people. Do you feel that's happening now? Is the press bringing the truth? 

NEWT GINGRICH: No, I think journalism in the sense that you grew up with and I grew up with has totally collapsed. And I think The New York Times, candidly, has been the leader in this collapse. The New York Times one time even if it was left wing with Castro and with Stalin in the '30s, it was nonetheless a place that would have very serious reporting. The stuff they have been doing recently on Trump, some of it is an absurdity. And it gets blown up. 

O'REILLY: Do you want to give me an example of an absurdity?

GINGRICH: Well an example is a woman who said in the middle of a photo shoot she thought she was touched by the photographer's camera but then decide, no, she thought it must have been Donald Trump. 

OREILLY: See  I don't even get into that stuff, because if it's filed, if there is something filed and the police are investigating, then, but anybody can say anything at any time.

GINGRICH:  But the whole weight of the assault on Trump are people who never filed a charge, never made a complaint, but The New York Times has brought them altogether and they take something and clearly what he said on tape was  stupid and despicable and glad he apologized for it. But this other stuff now is just a piling on, what else can we manufacture? 


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