Deseret News | Newt Gingrich, who’s spent the past 10 weeks in Rome, says ‘we’ve overreacted’ to COVID-19 (+podcast)

On the latest episode of “Therefore, What?” opinion editor Boyd Matheson welcomes former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to discuss the coronavirus pandemic from his unique perch in Italy. The fiery and irrepressible Gingrich — whose wife serves as the U.S. ambassador at the Holy See — has spent the past 10 weeks quarantined in Rome.

As conditions in Italy and throughout the United States begin to improve, Gingrich asserts that the pandemic’s effects have been blown out of proportion, priorities have been misplaced and the long-term impact is still unknown.

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