Donald Trump: Newt Gingrich Is Wrong; We Are Trying to Drain the Swamp

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Donald Trump corrected former House Speaker Newt Gingrich after he said on television that the President-elect was no longer interested in draining the swamp.

Trump wrote on Twitter:

In a video he posted on Twitter, Gingrich quickly apologized for “mischaracterizing” Trump’s position.

“I want to report that I made a big boo-boo,” a humbled Gingrich responded in a Twitter video, revealing that he spoke to Trump after his comment.

“I want all of you to know I goofed. Draining the swamp is in,” Gingrich responded. “The alligators should be worried”:

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