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The Georgians who have a shot at Donald Trump’s Cabinet

6:00 am Nov. 10, 2016

Several Georgians could be catapulted into Washington’s most exclusive circles next year thanks to President-elect Donald Trump.

It’s common for a politician’s earliest and loudest backers to land top positions in their administrations. Here are some of Trump’s most prominent Peach State acolytes who have a reasonable shot at landing Cabinet posts:

The most likely is Newt Gingrich. The onetime House speaker and Marietta congressman has been a close adviser to Trump and one

Megyn Kelly, Newt Gingrich brawl over Donald Trump, sexual assault

8:56 am Oct. 26, 2016

Fox News host Megyn Kelly and former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich got into a fascinating free-for-all last night over Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the accusations of sexual assault that followed the revelation of the Access Hollywood tape.

More fascinating: The entire exchange was posted on YouTube by Trump’s campaign. Take a look:

A partial transcript:

Gingrich: Let me point something out to you. The three major networks spent 23 minutes