Gingrich Keeps Campaigning

Even as he acknowledged that Mitt Romney is in charge of the Republican race for the White House, Newt Gingrich emerges from the Easter weekend ready to continue his campaign for the White House, still refusing to get out of the GOP nomination fight.

Interviewed on Fox News Sunday, Gingrich admitted that you have to be "realistic" about where he is in the delegate count compared to Romney.

"Given the size of his organization, the number of primaries he's won, he's far and away the most likely Republican nominee," Gingrich said, as the former House Speaker then vowed to back Romney if necessary.

"And if he does get to 1144 delegates I'll support him. I'll do everything I can this fall to help him defeat Obama. Because the primary goal of the Republican party has to be to defeat Barack Obama."

Delegate counts by both media organizations and the Republican Party have Gingrich far behind Romney, who sports a sizeable advantage over Rick Santorum as well.

The current Associated Press delegate numbers have Romney with 660, Santorum at 281, Gingrich at 135 and Ron Paul at 51.

The numbers for Gingrich and Paul haven't moved in recent weeks.

But that's not stopping Gingrich and his wife Callista, who have an active schedule set for this week:

These are the events detailed by the Gingrich campaign for this week:

Monday, April 9th

Newt Gingrich to Meet with NC Community Leaders

10am - 11:30am 

Shanahan Law Group North

7501 Falls of Neuse Road

Suite 200

Raleigh, NC 27615

 

Newt 2012 Luncheon at Cafe Luna

11:45am - 12:45pm

Cafe Luna

Main Dining Room

136 East Hargett Street

Raleigh, NC

 

Callista Gingrich to Speak at The King's College (Closed Press) 

7:30pm - 9pm

The King's College

Empire State Building

350 Fifth Avenue #1500

New York, NY 10118

 

Tuesday, April 10th 

 

Callista Gingrich to Visit The Geneva School 

10:15am - 11:30am 

Geneva School

123 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019 

 

Callista Gingrich to Speak to the Women's National Republican Club

12pm - 2pm 

The Women's National Republican Club

The Grand Salon 

3 W. 51st Street #2

New York, NY 10019 

 

Newt Gingrich to Give Remarks to the Craven County Republican Party

12pm - 1pm 

The Chelsea

335 Middle Street

New Bern, NC

 

Newt Gingrich - Media Avail

1:45pm - 2pm 

Craven County GOP Headquarters

Berne Square Shopping Center

2652 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd

New Bern, NC

 

Callista Gingrich to Speak to the Metropolitan Republican Club

7:30pm - 8:30pm 

Metropolitan Republican Club

Main Ballroom

122 East 83rd Street (b/t Park & Lexington)

New York, NY 10028 

 

Wednesday, April 11th 

 

Newt Gingrich to Campaign in Delaware - Cities TBD 

 

 

Thursday, April 12th - TBD 

 

 

Friday, April 13th

 

Callista Gingrich to Participate in the NRA's Women's Leadership Luncheon (Closed Press)

11am - 1pm 

Four Seasons Hotel

999 North 2nd Street

St. Louis, MO 63102 

*Note: Mrs. Gingrich will join Mrs. Romney and Mrs. Santorum for "A Conversation Off the Campaign Trail." 

 

Newt Gingrich to Speak at the NRA's Celebration of American Values Conference

2pm - 2:15pm 

Edward Jones Dome

901 North Broadway

St. Louis, MO 63101 

 

Saturday, April 14th 

 

Newt Gingrich to Speak at the 2012 Prosperitea Rally 

1:30pm - 2pm 

Greensboro, NC 

 

 

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