Home2008 Presidential RaceNewt Gingrich Will Not Run for President Newt Gingrich Will Not Run for President Kim Priestap September 29, 2007 2008 Presidential Race 7 Comments Jim Addison has the details on Newt Gingrich’s announcement that he will not run for president. And it’s John McCain’s fault. While Tyler didn’t say it, Gingrich basically was prevented from running for president by John McCain since the McCain-Feingold campaign finance regulations have made mixing political projects very difficult. Hat tip: Hot Air. Rush Limbaugh 1, Media Matters 0 Hillary Proposes $5,000 Baby Bonds for Every Baby Born in the US Related Posts Isn't Truth An Absolute Defense? A Sneak Peek Obama Support Isn't All About Politics About The Author Kim Priestap Wife. Mom. First and Second Amendment enthusiast. Gun owner. I train often. ***** He can't even run his own life, I'll be damned if he'll run mine.