George LeMieux: ‘Connie Mack is stalking Newt Gingrich’

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In David Catanese’s story this morning about Connie Mack’s unique move to dive so deep into the presidential primary when he has a Senate primary of his own, George LeMieux takes his shot:

Former Sen. George LeMieux said he doesn’t begrudge Mack for choosing a side but thinks his in-your-face approach might be unprecedented.

“I’ve never seen anything like it. He’s stalking Newt Gingrich and heckling him at events. That’s not something you see from a sitting congressman. I think it’s odd and erratic,” said LeMieux, who has not endorsed a presidential candidate. “For somebody who doesn’t spend a lot of time in Florida to begin with and then parachutes in … I think that’s strange behavior.”

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