BREAKING VIDEO: Sources Say Newt Gingrich May Now Be A Favorite For Trump VP Pick. Newt fits the Trump qualification of needing to know the political structure in Washington DC and he has also been an ardent Trump supporter even when it wasn’t so popular. And Newt was the last Speaker of the House that got many conservative issues passed and presided over our last stable economy with a surplus. What do you think? Would you support Newt as Trump VP pick? Take the official poll below.