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The top 5 things we've learned about Newt Gingrich on "Piers Morgan Live"
August 15th, 2013
04:44 PM ET

The top 5 things we've learned about Newt Gingrich on "Piers Morgan Live"

Coming up this evening at 9, Piers Morgan heats up "The Grill," welcoming back former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich.

Gingrich is no stranger to "Piers Morgan Live," having made double-digits visits to the primetime program. His candor and insight have made him a favorite sparring partner for Piers Morgan, in the process helping to secure him his own hosting gig as part of CNN's upcoming "Crossfire" reboot.

In advance of his appearance Thursday night, we've compiled a collection of some of the lessons learned during the former House Speaker's previous stops:

1. Newt Gingrich is no friend of President Barack Obama’s. He has repeatedly voiced criticism for the President and his policies, going so far as to suggest that “President Obama has a pattern of seeing himself at the center of virtually everything.”

2. Newt Gingrich is seemingly no fan of the media either (despite have recently joined its ranks!) Labeling Morgan a member of the "liberal media" during the presidential campaign, Gingrich admitted that he does "wonder sometimes if you guys all get off in a little club and learn a brand new mantra and then all repeat it mindlessly.” Now that he has access to this "little club," how might his opinion change?

3. Perhaps, the most contentious issue for Piers Morgan and Gingrich remains firearm legislation. Morgan and Gingrich have equally strong beliefs on gun control, and Gingrich has made clear he is unwilling to compromise: “The reason you find many of us reluctant to go down this road,” said Gingrich in January, “is we believe each step down this road leads us to the next step and the next step and the next step.”

4. Newt Gingrich would rather be polarizing than personable. He critiqued Mitt Romney for his civility during the presidential campaign, reminding viewers that the GOP candidate was "not in a competition to be likable, he’s in a competition to be capable."

5. Gingrich has a surprisingly potent sense of humor, as he exhibited in a visit 18 months ago, when likening his own run for office to that of an amusement park ride: “Sort of like 'Space Mountain' in Disney[land], where it’s all in the dark and you don’t know where you’ve been, where you’re going or where you are,” said Gingrich, who would formally drop out of the race two months later.

Join “Piers Morgan Live” at 9 for the latest edition of Newt Gingrich on "The Grill."
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