Originally posted on Ye Olde Soapbox:

April 25, 2012

Gingrich Tells Romney He Will Quit Race

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and JEFF ZELENY

 

Newt Gingrich conceded that Mitt Romney would be the party’s nominee at an event Wednesday in Cramerton, N.C.

Chuck Burton/Associated Press Newt Gingrich conceded that Mitt Romney would be the party’s nominee at an event Wednesday in Cramerton, N.C.

Newt Gingrich told Mitt Romney on Wednesday morning that he would suspend his presidential campaign next week and begin working to turn out conservative voters for Mr. Romney and Republican candidates in the fall election, Mr. Gingrich’s spokesman said in an interview.

Mr. Gingrich plans to officially endorse Mr. Romney’s candidacy after suspending his own efforts next week, said R.C. Hammond, the spokesman. Mr. Hammond said that Mr. Romney was “cordial and respectful” during the call and that Mr. Gingrich said he was “committed to helping him in the fall.”

“A Republican turnout, especially among conservatives, is key to stopping an Obama second term,” Mr. Hammond said in a brief interview…

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  1. bunkerville says:

    Time to move it along. Next chapter coming up!

  2. Pingback: We Are Not Stupid – NYTimes.com « Ye Olde Soapbox

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