Gingrich Slams Trump for Doing This: “I think it’s inexcusable.” [VIDEO]

Gingrich Slams Trump for Doing This: “I think it’s inexcusable.” [VIDEO]

As we get closer and closer to the GOP convention, all eyes continue to be on Trump. And some think he may have overstepped when he referred to the heritage of the judge overseeing the Trump University case. He openly expressed doubt that the judge could be fair based on his ancestry. What he should have said is that the judge may not be able to be fair because he’s an Obama appointee. Newt Gingrich had some words about this. Scroll down for details and video.

From TheBlaze:

Republican front-runner Donald Trump drew backlash from both sides of the political spectrum this week when he alleged that the federal judge presiding over the Trump University case has “an inherent conflict of interest” because he is “of Mexican heritage.”

One of the more notable critiques Trump has received came from former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who was quick to condemn the candidate’s accusations.

“I don’t know what Trump’s reasoning was, and I don’t care,” Gingrich told the Washington Post in an email. “His description of the judge in terms of his parentage is completely unacceptable.”

Gingrich discussed his views further in an interview with Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday.”

“This is one of the worst mistakes Trump has made, and I think it’s inexcusable,” Gingrich said.

The former House speaker added that Trump “has every right to criticize a judge,” but not for the reason the presumptive nominee gave.

“First of all, this judge was born in Indiana,” he continued. “He is an American. Period.” Gingrich added that Trump, whose grandparents immigrated to the United States, “should know this better than anybody.”

Gingrich told Wallace he believes it’s time for Trump to “move to a new level.”

It remains to be seen how “fair” the judge is, but heritage should not be a factor at all. At least let’s hope it isn’t. Judges have a job to do and it isn’t to be partial. Newt’s not wrong, Trump may have been a bit tacky in his choice of words. But Obama’s judges don’t exactly inspire confidence when it comes to adjudicating cases involving people the administration does not like. It’s up to the judge to be impartial. We’ll see how that all works out. See video below.

Sonja Bochow

I live in Newark, DE, am married, and the mother of four children; Liam, Brenna, Keira and Erin. I am also a full time Bible teacher and have a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from West Chester University.

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