Why Gingrich's Wife Would Make a Great First Lady

NAPLES, FL - NOVEMBER 25: Republican presidential hopeful and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R) and his wife Callista enter a Hilton Hotel on November 25, 2011 in Naples, Florida. Gingrich discussed foreign policy issues and restated his position on illegal immigrants in the United States. Gingrich, who has rose in recent polls following strong debate performances, had been written off earlier this year and is now expected to do well in the Iowa caucuses in early January. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Photo: Spencer Platt/2011 Getty Images

"Callista brings a couple things. One is a tremendous artistic focus. She's done a video on music education and why it really matters," Newt said of his third wife and why she would make a great First Lady, in response to Wolf Blitzer's question. "She's a pianist by background, she plays the french horn in the community band, sings in choir of the Basilica of National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception." He added later, "I would be thrilled to hang out with her at the White House."

Moments earlier, Mitt Romney spoke about his wife Ann's battles with multiple sclerosis and breast cancer. Gingrich left his first wife Jackie when she had cancer, and his second after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.