​Fox contributor Newt Gingrich says ​ “every left-wing reporter in the country ... is desperate for a recession”

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Citation From the August 19 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Hey, I'm sure you were watching a lot of television over the last couple of days. There's been a lot of reporting about how it looks like we're aiming for a recession because there was an inverted yield curve thing and the trade war with China. What do you make of it?

NEWT GINGRICH (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): Well, look, I think every left-wing reporter in the country and every Democratic presidential candidate is desperate for a recession. It's kind of weird. You know, they're running to be president in the hopes that more Americans will be unemployed. And so, any indicator of any kind that gives them an excuse to say, oh, the recession's on the way, the recession's on the way, just makes them feel good.