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Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'


Today on "The 700 Club," former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said that President Obama “refuses to behave like an American President.”

Gingrich went on to call Harry Reid, “a Senate Majority Leader as abrasive, as arrogant, and, candidly, as dishonest about the process.” Watch Gingrich’s interview below.

Some Brody File analysis: Look, the question here is not about when the government will re-open. The question is who blinks first? History suggests the GOP will blink.

However, this time around it’s not so clear cut. What is clear cut is that the Tea Party wanted this fight over a government shutdown and now they’re going to have to back it up at the ballot box in the 2014 Midterm Elections.

The press, the Democrat Party, and, yes, many within the GOP think the moves by Tea Party lawmakers will severely damage the Republican Party politically. The only way for the Tea Party to prove them all wrong is to get millions of constitutional conservatives mobilized and activated.

Otherwise, it’s all talk and no action. Time to put up or shut up. You may not like the terminology but it’s true.

Courtesy: CBN News

Newt Gingrich: This particular president, President Obama is the most aloof; I think the most cynical and the most distant of any president in my lifetime.

The big problem is that President Obama refuses to behave like an American President, he refuses to deal with the Congress as his equal, which it is in the Constitution.

This president puts himself above the constitution and that’s very dangerous for our freedoms.

(On Senate Majority Leader) I have never seen a Senate Majority Leader as abrasive, as arrogant and candidly as dishonest about the process.

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# RE: Exclusive Video: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN That Obama "Refuses To Behave Like An American President."

Unless constitutional conservatives get mobilized were sunk any how. The liberal media will not allow conservatives to win just look back at the last several the only exceptions are were the tea party types got mobilized such as Rand Paul and Ted Cruz. It took the boldness of Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell and others to elect Ronald Reagan they were mad fun of called names and marginalized. They knew they were right and kept on and thank GOD they did. We dont need weak willy nilly ppl who are more worried abt winning than doing what is right. And the lib media will blame them regardless its called control,they have it if you let them. I all ready blame them for letting all of these wrong things happen without even trying to stop it.we need real leaders.
Left by kelly on Oct 01, 2013 12:57 PM

# RE: Exclusive Video: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN That Obama "Refuses To Behave Like An American President."

I think Gingrich is right. it's the democrats who are the hindrance here, not the republicans. I really do not believe one word President Obama says because he never takes responsibility. Make it on somebody else is his motto.
Left by micky on Oct 01, 2013 4:34 PM

# RE: Exclusive Video: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN That Obama "Refuses To Behave Like An American President."

Pride goeth before the fall. They are to proud to talk to one another and agree on a compromise. God help the USA.
Left by KellieC on Oct 01, 2013 4:59 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

Lucifer had the same attitude i.e. putting/ trying to put himself above God! Gee, could it be O refuses to behave like an American president because he's not?
Left by Cryinginthewilderness on Oct 01, 2013 7:17 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

It seems that Gingrich himself is acting like a sore loser.
Left by CantTouchThis! on Oct 01, 2013 7:41 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

When is the last time anyone voted for Newt Gingrich? It's easy to sit on the sidelines, gnawing on sour grapes, and kvetch about the people who HAVE won the elections. And such vague accusations, too...how would Mr. Gingrich know about how an American President is supposed to behave? And "this President puts himself above the Constitution"? What does that even mean?
Left by Magda on Oct 01, 2013 9:11 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

Obama is not cut from American Presidential cloth.
He does not love America.
He loves the world and the ways of the world:
murdering the unborn, promoting deadly sinful homosexuality.
He's trashing America and doesn't care.
Obama seeks to be a corrupt dictator wannabe, and comes across just that way.
Left by Anonymous on Oct 01, 2013 9:58 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

Mr.Gingrich has said it all. He has told the truth, and I agree fully. Obama is not a President, at least an American President. He is a Community Organizer that is out of his neighborhood, and does not know how to Lead. All he seems to care about is his approval in the Muslim World. Right from his first term, with his "Apology Tour", down to his "Campaigning for Obamacare" He has never stopped "Campaigning" for himself (for what HE wants). Who cares what the American People want.
Left by bygrace on Oct 01, 2013 10:14 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

The House is charged with the constitutional duty to send revenue authorizations to the Senate. The grief they are experiencing is simply over doing their jobs. Perhaps now the eleven percent approval rating in the Congress will rise because of the House standing strong to be fiscally responsible. Thank you House Representatives!!!!
Left by Down2Up on Oct 02, 2013 1:01 AM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

There they go again, questioning Pres. Obama's patriotism and Americanism. It's a consistent theme
from many in the GOP these days and it's disgusting with a definite tone of racism. Pres. Obama is the face of American Presidents in the future. (not all Caucasian, thank God) In every future election cycle there will be less old, white and angry men like Newt Gingrich which does not bode well for the Grand Old Party.
Left by WWJSay on Oct 02, 2013 7:24 AM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

No newt, Boehner is not behaving like a house speaker. Of course what can one expect from a neocon, republicans have been big money's lap dog for so long they forget their is a working class in the United States of America. Dave, if newt has nothing better to say why bother printing it?
Left by Guy Betz on Oct 02, 2013 12:58 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

I hope the Republicans have the guts to get justice done because it is not going to be done by this arrogant President who repeatedly tells the world Americans are wrong and apologizes for us.
Left by Bybee on Oct 02, 2013 3:27 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

More and More Proof our President is a False American!
Left by Susan on Oct 02, 2013 4:12 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

If Newt was gay, he'd never get bigshot treatment here. But he's only living an adulterer divorcee lifestyle so he's totally cool.
Left by buccoman on Oct 02, 2013 7:36 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

Don't want to get too far off topic here, but wow, Ronald Reagan was the gift that keeps on giving. He totally trashed our federal tax system, for instance! When he took office in 1981, taxpayers in the uppermost bracket were paying 70%. When he left office eight years later, they were paying 28%, and any subsequent increases have been miniscule. The legacy of his bogus "trickle-down" policy is that wealth in our country has been flowing UPHILL ever since, and that has much, much, much to do with the economic stratification causing many of our problems today. Link here to tax rates over history (and for a real perspective overload, check out the top tax rates during the Eisenhower years!) ... http://taxfoundation.org/article/us-federal-individual-income-tax-rates-history-1913-2013-nominal-and-inflation-adjusted-brackets
Left by Magda on Oct 02, 2013 9:39 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

Who is to blame for the shutdown? Who cares? According to the Center for American Progress Action Fund on 9/30/13:

...the approval rating of Congress has dropped to just 10 percent — an all-time low. Other recent polls have found overwhelming disapproval for the GOP:

Just 7 percent of Americans back the GOP’s plan to delay and defund Obamacare. And less than one-third of Americans (26 percent) support the GOP’s ultimate and oft-stated goal of completely repealing Obamacare.

A whopping 68 percent of Americans want the law to move forward as is or with improvements. More than two-thirds of Americans (68 percent) agree that shutting down the government for even a few days is “a bad thing for the country.” Six in ten Americans also agree that it is more important for Congress to avoid shutting down the government than preventing Obamacare from moving forward.

Per America, the world, and me: The anti-American brats in the House need to skip their tantrum and DO THEIR JOB - LEGISLATE!
Left by JohnR on Oct 03, 2013 3:15 AM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

No matter who the President may be, when Congress is deadlocked, it's the President's job and responsibility to facilitate negotiations to get the government moving forward again. After all, he is the CEO and boss. The buck stops at his desk. If it does not move after reaching his desk, it is his "buck" and squarely HIS fault!!!
Left by mouseissue on Oct 05, 2013 1:08 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

I agree with mouseissue. Obama as leader of this country, is ultimately responsible.
Left by The Halls on Oct 07, 2013 4:06 PM

# RE: Exclusive: Newt Gingrich Tells CBN that Obama 'Refuses to Behave Like an American President'

So we all agree that Mr. Obama does not act like a President should. What are we going to do about it? Can we take another 2 years? Are we going to continue to allow the Senate Majority Leader to act like a 2 year old? Mr. Gingrich is right, by the time Obama leaves office we will not have a Christian Country left. Our President and I use the term loose has set himself so high on a podium
that he sees himself unreachable. He is the only President that has invited the Muslim Leaders into the oval office. I find that in itself very dangerous, not only do they know the layout of the White House, but they know too much about homeland security. I am sorry, but Obama has to be STOPPED, how I don't know it may already be too late, the man is dangerous and so is his current reign. It is up to us as citizens of this country to find the way, I am only one in a state of thousands, and a state of millions who are blind.
Left by Christine on Oct 07, 2013 9:12 PM