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Newt Gingrich On Citizens United: It Will Help Middle-Class Candidates | 92Y Talks

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Published on Jul 26, 2012

http://www.92YAmericanConversation.org | In response to question about the Supreme Court's ruling on Citizens United, Newt Gingrich explained at 92Y in 2010: "I believe we need to recognize that the effect of virtually all efforts to limit political speech...have crippled middle-class candidates, helped the very rich, and helped big institutions.' He continued, "I think you'd have a much healthier and freer system if you said any American can give any amount of after-tax income, as long a they report it every night on the internet so everybody else can determine who's supporting who." His answer drew applause from many in the audience, but moderator Jeff Greenfield pressed him further.

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