Newt Gingrich on the Future of the GOP

He says Kevin McCarthy and Paul Ryan are the leaders of the future.

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By Nikki Schwab, Washington Whispers

Meghan McCain has made it very clear: She wants former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, GOP strategist Karl Rove, and veep Dick Cheney to "go away" and would like to swap them for some fresh young faces. And lucky for her, Gingrich has a few in mind. "I think, frankly, Kevin McCarthy and Paul Ryan are almost certainly leaders of the future, and I think you'll see a whole generation of those kinds of leaders coming along," he tells Whispers, cheering the two conservative House members from California and Wisconsin. As for the brightness of the future of John McCain's daughter, Gingrich shrugs. "I don't know her well enough," he demurs.

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