Gingrich says Obama's DOMA snub could be an impeachable offense

Former House speaker calls Obama's decision to not enforce Defense of Marriage Act a dereliction of duty

Published February 27, 2011 6:18PM (EST)

Newt Gingrich said in an interview with conservative website Newsmax that he believes President Obama's decision to stop enforcing the Defense of Marriage Act is a potentially impeachable offense. The former Speaker of the House -- and presumptive candidate for president -- stopped short of saying congressional Republicans should call for articles of impeachment against Obama. He did say, however, that if a hypothetical President Sarah Palin similarly rejected congressional legislation, she would be crucified by the left. 

By Peter Finocchiaro

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