Politiquotes of the Week: Jan. 20

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Stephen Colbert

“Here’s the thing that I don’t think Newt Gingrich gets credit for. Okay. A lot of politicians screw around on their wives, but he was enough of a gentleman to ask permission first. Okay? That’s a Southern gentleman. That’s what Robert E. Lee would have done,” said comedian Stephen Colbert on MSNBC's Morning Joe about the former House speaker’s infidelities.

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