Gingrich: Freddie One of Many

(Win McNamee/Getty Images)
(Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Ex-Speaker’s campaign backtracks, posts fact sheet online instead of releasing Freddie Mac contract.

At Des Moines Politico Energy forum, ex-Speaker says the mortgage giant was “one of many clients” his Gingrich Group did work for, claims he does not know how much Freddie paid.

Still insists he “did no lobbying of any kind” and only offered “strategic advice.”

Essential Reading: Radio Iowa’s Kay Henderson has a transcript of Gingrich’s Wed. morning exchange with reporters here.

EARLIERBloomberg claims Freddie paid ’12 polling frontrunner $1.6 million to $1.8 million.

Related Topics: Bloomberg News, Fannie and Freddie, Freddie Mac, Lobbying, Newt Gingrich, 2012 Elections, News, Republican Party, The Page

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