Gingrich, Romney in secret talks

The hush-hush meeting occurred on Saturday, and according to the Washington Times, no deal was reached between the two candidates that would see the former speaker drop his bid for the nomination. Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich met secretly with GOP rival Mitt Romney on Saturday, according to a source close to the campaign, but the former House speaker says he has made no deal to end his bid for the GOP nomination. Mr. Gingrich, responding to questions from The Washington Times, did not deny the meeting, but explicitly said he hasn't been offered a position in a potential Romney administration in exchange for dropping out. Nor, he said, is there a deal to have Mr. Romney's big donors help retire Mr. Gingrich's campaign debt of more than $1 million. "There is no agreement of any kind, and I plan to go all the way to Tampa," Mr. Gingrich said, referring to the August GOP presi[JUMP]dential nominating convention in Florida. Mr. Gingrich announced Tuesday that he was...(Read Full Post)