As I reported yesterday, at least a few former Reagan administration officials say that, in his campaign comments, Newt Gingrich has rewritten the history of his relationship with Ronald Reagan. Today, a number of counterbalancing voices say those officials — and not Gingrich – are the ones who are shading the facts.
On Fox News, for example, Ed Rollins, Ronald Reagan’s national
campaign manager, described Gingrich as one of “the most important
players and most loyal to Ronald Reagan”:
At The American Spectator, Jeffrey Lord, former Reagan White
House political director, calls out Elliott Abrams, also a former Reagan
official, for what Lord characterizes as a disingenuous dissection of a 1986 floor speech by Gingrich: