Gingrich: Yes, the ‘deep state’ exists

Gingrich: Yes, the ‘deep state’ exists

Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) says there is a “deep state” of entrenched federal government employees undermining President Trump.

“Of course, the deep state exists,” Gingrich told the Associated Press on Tuesday. “There’s a permanent state of massive bureaucracies that do whatever they want and set up deliberate leaks to attack the president.

“They are fighting to keep hold of their power. This is what the deep state does: They create a lie, spread a lie, fail to check the lie and then deny they were behind the lie.”

White House press secretary Sean Spicer last week said there may be “a deep state” working against Trump and his administration.

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“I think there’s no question when you have eight years of one party in office that stays in government [they’re] affiliated with, joined [to] and continue to espouse the agenda of the previous administration,” Spicer said.

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