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Gingrich On Staff Resignations: 'I Frankly Feel Liberated' (VIDEO)


"With the exception of only one person, all of my original team is still with me. And in every single state where we lost some people, we've actually gained new people who are excited by the idea that we could have a genuinely different grassroots campaign to change Washington."

As far as Gingrich's claim that only one of his "original team" left, this could be a reference to his longtime aide Rick Tyler. But beyond just Tyler, Gingrich also lost his entire paid Iowa campaign staff, South Carolina campaign chairman and former state GOP chair Katon Dawson, and aides Rob Johnson and Dave Carney -- the latter two having close ties to Rick Perry -- and others.

The key moment occurs at the 2:00 mark below: