“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.