President Obama’s final spree of political developments and initiatives is part of a “desperate frenzy” to leave a legacy that will be largely undone, the former speaker of the house of representatives Newt Gingrich told “Fox News Sunday.”
“His legacy is shrinking like one of those dolls that comes out, such as the air, and shrinks and shrinks,” Gingrich said. “The things that he has done this week has turned … He is in this desperate frenzy.”
While the first family is on vacation in Hawaii, Obama has been a active week, large parts of the Arctic and the Atlantic ocean as off limits for future oil leases in the planning of more prisoner transfers from Guantanamo Bay, and others.
Gingrich, though, said the bulk of Obama’s legacy stems from executive actions”, almost all of which are rejected by trump.”
Gingrich said Obama, “the establishment of a number of things to distract trump” and the energy allies, while the next President is working with Republicans to roll back the measures.
Obama himself said in an interview with NPR that his advice for President-elect, Donald Trump, would make the legislative process via executive orders”, because it is more difficult to undo.”
Gingrich told “Fox News Sunday” that Obama will have the legacy “would have lasted much longer” if he followed the rules of law, like the Affordable Care Act, more non-partisan basis. How exactly is the Republican plan to unravel or parts of this act in the next year, is unclear.
The trump adviser also dealt with the recent terrorist attacks in Berlin and beyond in the knowledge that the next government needs a strategy for dealing with the Islamic state.
“I don’t think that you have a strategy,” he said, while touting Trump national-security team and voicing confidence “, you create be able to a very aggressive strategy.”