The Corner

Newt Is a ‘Yes’

A Gingrich statement via e-mail on whether he’d vote for the tax deal: “Yes, it is the best deal that could be expected from a Democrat-controlled lame-duck Congress. Take the deal so that income taxes do not rise thus avoiding further economic damage. The new Congress with a Republican-controlled House can come back in January to enact a job-creating prosperity agenda the Democrats rejected.”

The chart again as it stands:

 

Q. If given the opportunity to vote “yes” or “no” on the Obama-McConnell tax deal as it currently stands (i.e., no further revisions), how would you vote?

 

Yes

No

Don’t Know

John Bolton   

 X

 

 

Mitch Daniels   

 

 

 

Newt Gingrich   

X

 

 

Mike Huckabee   

 

 

 

Gary Johnson   

 

 

 

Sarah Palin   

 

 

 

Tim Pawlenty   

X

 

 

Mike Pence   

 

X

 

Mitt Romney   

 

X

 

Rick Santorum   

 

 

 

John Thune   

X

 

 

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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