Newt Gingrich: I'm considering White House run
Calls Obama 'disaster' who'd go down as worst president in modern times
Gingrich says he's considering a presidential run
Jul 12 01:20 PM US/Eastern
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he's considering running for president in 2012 and expects to make a decision by early next year.
In an interview Monday with The Associated Press, Gingrich predicted a Republican would defeat Democratic President Barack Obama in 2012.
Gingrich says he'll focus on the midterm elections this fall, then decide whether to seek the Republican nomination by next February or March.
Gingrich was in Des Moines for a fundraiser and workshop for local Republican candidates.
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