As Newt Gingrich has been tapped to defend the Republican position on President Obama’s welfare stance, a few snapshots from 1996 courtesy the C-SPAN Video Library.
1) Welfare Reform in 1996, says ”deserves a lot of credit.”
2) , on Clinton signing Welfare bill: “This is a great victory for the sense of fairness for all Americans.”
3) 1996 Senate Welfare Reform, after Trent Lott finishes supporting the bill, protestors shout, “SHAME! SHAME! SHAME!”
4) From 1996, on Welfare … rewarding states, illegitimacy rates, and we’ll come back and face mistakes and problems.