Latest True Fact-checks on Newt Gingrich Newt Gingrich stated on December 2, 2016 in a radio interview.: "We adopted the modern Social Security system at a time when the average person died before they were old enough to get Social Security." Newt Gingrich stated on February 29, 2012 in a speech: Sixteen million jobs were created under Ronald Reagan's presidency. Newt Gingrich stated on January 29, 2012 in an interview: In 1992, Mitt Romney "gave money to Democrats for Congress." Newt Gingrich stated on January 23, 2012 in a debate: There are 86 languages spoken at Miami Dade College. Newt Gingrich stated on June 13, 2011 in a debate: "The right-to-work states are creating a lot more jobs today than the heavily unionized states." Newt Gingrich stated on January 7, 2011 in an op-ed: Says "some [states] with the largest reductions in crime have also lowered their prison population." Newt Gingrich stated on August 30, 2009 in an op-ed in The Washington Post: "Since World War II, only Gerald Ford and Bill Clinton have had worse ratings after seven months than President Obama."