Former Speaker of the US House of Representatives (R-GA)
Con to the question "Is It Appropriate to Build a Muslim Community Center (aka the ''Ground Zero Mosque'') near the World Trade Center site?"
"Nazis don't have the right to put up a sign next to the Holocaust museum in Washington... [W]e would never accept the Japanese putting up a site next to Pearl Harbor. There is no reason for us to accept a mosque next to the World Trade Center."
"Gingrich Compares NYC Islamic Community Center to 'Nazis' Putting a 'Sign Next to the Holocaust Museum,'" Fox News/Media Matters for America website, Aug. 16, 2010
Experts Individuals with PhDs, JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the WTC Muslim Center. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to WTC Muslim Center.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Founder, Center for Health Transformation, 2003-present
Founder, Gingrich Group (communications and consulting firm), 1999-present
Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution at Stanford University, 1999-present
Republican Presidential Candidate, 2011-2012
News and Political Analyst, Fox News Channel, 1999-Mar. 2, 2011
Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
General Chairman, American Solutions for Winning the Future
Co-Chairman, National Commission for Quality Long-term Care
Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Jan. 4, 1995 - Jan. 3, 1999
Minority Whip of the US House of Representatives, Mar. 20, 1989 - Jan. 3, 1995
US Representative (R-GA), Jan. 3, 1979 - Jan. 3, 1999
Member, House Administration Committee, Subcommittee on Procurement and Printing, 1993-1995
Member, House Joint Committee on Printing, 1993-1995
Professor, History and Environmental Studies, West Georgia College, 1970-1978
Southern Regional Director for Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, 1968
PhD, Western European History, Tulane University, 1971
MA, Modern European History, Tulane University, 1968