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EXCLUSIVE: Newt Gingrich Explains Why China Is Our Greatest Threat, And Why He Takes ‘Some Of The Blame’ For Their Rise

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich recently finished his latest book, “Trump vs. China: Facing America’s Greatest Threat,” to be published on Tuesday. We sat down with the former Speaker to discuss the rise of Chinese President Xi Jinping, China’s expanding influence on the world stage, the Republicans’ legacy of ‘free trade,’ censorship in the Communist Party, the recent NBA scandal, and even about where he, himself, takes some of the blame for America’s response to the rise of China. The full interview is presented, with light edits, below:

TheDC: Your book is titled “Trump vs. China: Facing America’s Greatest Threat,” so, put simply, what is the greatest threat we face from China?