Newt Gingrich: Transcript of ABC/Yahoo News Exclusive Interview


JAKE TAPPER: Name a fifth president who belongs on Mt. Rushmore. (LAUGH)

NEWT GINGRICH: That's hard to do.

JAKE TAPPER: You're a s--

NEWT GINGRICH: A fifth president--

JAKE TAPPER: You're a scholar of-- of history. Who-- who--

NEWT GINGRICH: Oh, I'll-- I'll--

JAKE TAPPER: --would you put up there?

NEWT GINGRICH: --go for five and six: F.D.R. and Reagan.

JAKE TAPPER: F.D.R. and Reagan? That's very bipartisan of you. And I think this is the last one, yes. Tell us in Tweet length, and I know you're on Twitter, why do you wanna be president, in 140 characters or less.

NEWT GINGRICH: To help the American people get our country back on the right track for our children and grandchildren.

JAKE TAPPER: I think that fits. All right, thank you Speaker Gingrich--

NEWT GINGRICH: Good to be with you.

JAKE TAPPER: --I appreciate it. And if you missed any part of this live-streaming interview, you can come back to watch it any time on Yahoo News or Thanks for watching.

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