Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum Considered ‘United Ticket’ To Beat Romney

But it couldn’t work because each man wanted to be on top of the ticket.

“I was disappointed when Speaker Gingrich ultimately decided against this idea, because it could have changed the outcome of the primary,” Santorum told Bloomberg BusinessWeek. “And more importantly, it could have changed the outcome of the general election.”

…Gingrich tried to convince Santorum the GOP historically chose the senior figure in the party as its nominee, but the Pennsylvanian was unmoved.

“In the end, it was just too hard to negotiate,” Gingrich said.

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