In his first Florida appearance since losing the South Carolina primary, Mitt Romney
fired away at the
man who beat him in the Palmetto State — Newt Gingrich — during a campaign appearance in Ormond Beach on Jan. 22, 2012.
We considered whether we could rate this on the Truth-O-Meter, but ultimately decided that defining the term “in disgrace” is a matter of opinion and not subject to fact-checking. However, we’ll spell out what we know about Gingrich’s resignation as House speaker to help readers make up their own minds.
It’s accurate for Romney to point out that Gingrich had a long-running ethics problem while serving in Congress. Tampa Bay Times