While speaking with Fox News’ Judge Jeanine Pirro, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called MSNBC host Joe Scarborough a “prostitute.”
As Breitbart reports, Gingrich’s remarks were made in response to Scarborough’s suggestion that Gingrich’s criticism of Trump-Russia probe head Robert Mueller is rooted in the appointment of Gingrich’s wife as U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.
“This is grotesque and fans the flames of rage among the unbalanced,” Scarborough wrote in a June 15 tweet referencing Gingrich’s claim that Mueller is “the tip of the deep state spear.”
“What exactly is the price of an ambassadorship these days?” continued Scarborough’s tweet.
Speaking with Pirro yesterday, Gingrich said, “Now we know to the degree of which Joe is a prostitute that apparently he would do that. I wouldn’t.”
“My record of being for Trump is clear. It’s unending. I just wrote a book, ‘Understanding Trump.’ I am deeply committed to this presidency because I think we need to shake up Washington. By the way, when I ran in ’12, it was very similar to Trump except I wasn’t as good as he is. So there’s a long continuum of my support for Reagan, to the ‘Contract With America,’ to Donald Trump. And I would challenge Joe Scarborough, who knows me pretty darn well, to be honest about this.”
See Gingrich’s full unloading on Scarborough below.