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A Fight Just Broke Out Between Newt Gingrich And Ann Coulter, And Is Getting Ugly

Conservatives are losing their mind over President Trump’s decision to end a partial government shutdown without funding for a border wall and now they are attacking each other.

During an interview on Fox News, former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) dismissed criticism of Trump for failing to deliver on a signature campaign promise and construct a wall along the southern border, saying the president should not worry about appeasing staunch conservatives in the media like Ann Coulter when negotiating a deal on immigration.

“Ann Coulter’s never run for office,” he said. “She doesn’t know anything about how you put a majority together. She’s off here in some fantasy land where she gets to be noisy, which helps her sell books.”

Coulter immediately shot back, firing off nearly a dozen tweets slamming Gingrich’s appearance on “Fox & Friends.”

“Newt seems to believe that you have to run for office to comment on public affairs,” the right-wing pundit tweeted on Monday. “The constitution doesn’t just give free speech to disgraced politicians. It also affords speech rights to another category called ‘citizens.’ ”

And she was just getting started. Her other barbs toward Gingrich were more personal.

“Poor Newt. At least Rudy got a job,” she tweeted, a reference to Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani.

“Newt’s right — I’m just selling books,” she wrote in another tweet. “But at least I don’t have to kiss Trump’s ass to do so.”

Coulter lambasted Trump on Friday as the “biggest wimp ever to serve as president” after he announced he would reopen the government for three weeks and end a 35-day standoff over border security funding.

Trump hit back at Coulter in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. “I hear she’s become very hostile,” Trump said. “Maybe I didn’t return her phone call or something.”


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