Fox's Newt Gingrich: "Abraham Lincoln was attacked with about the same savagery, and the same viciousness as Donald Trump"

Fox's Newt Gingrich: "Abraham Lincoln was attacked with about the same savagery, and the same viciousness as Donald Trump"

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From the January 17 edition of Fox News' Hannity:

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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): No president has ever had to undergo this garbage. It's funny, but it's -- there's really a sick side to this.

NEWT GINGRICH: Well, let me say first of all, as a historian, that while he didn't do it in the press room, Abraham Lincoln was attacked with about the same savagery, and the same viciousness as Donald Trump.

Previously:

Newt Gingrich: Reporters who don't meet a "hostility standard" should be removed from the White House press corps

Fox's Newt Gingrich compares sexual harassment allegations to a lynch mob

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The Presidency & White House, Media Structures & Regulations
Network/Outlet
Fox News Channel
Person
Newt Gingrich, Donald Trump, Sean Hannity
Show/Publication
Hannity
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