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Newt Gingrich On The Obama Health Care Process A "Strong Presidents" With "Big Ideas" Has "To Be Assertive"

Newt Gingrich often attacks Obama's health care plan, but he respects the president's role in the process. In a June 2009 interview still early in the process Gingrich said "strong Presidents who have big ideas have to be assertive," because it would be unlikely Congress could pass such a bill on it's own.

Posted on February 1, 2012, at 6:22 p.m. ET

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