GINGRICH: Yes, I would support a universal registration of those who are here illegally. And I think the immediate -- you'd have immediate deportation if you did not sign up within a certain time. I just the way you frame it Bill. I wouldn't support putting them in jail because I don't want our taxpayers subsidizing them in jail if they are here and not obeying law. Let's kick them out.
O'REILLY: Well, I'll tell you what it would do, I understand that but the deterrent then becomes much higher if it's a felony and you're sentenced to two or three years in a federal penitentiary which you can build all right, that's a deterrent for anybody coming in here. It's not only deals with people who are thumbing their nose at your order but it also prevents people from coming in here.
But all right be that as it may it can be massaged.
All right so they register under President Gingrich. You know where they are, and they ones that don't are immediately deported, picked up or whatever. And you would order the states to comply. Sanctuary cities, what would happen to San Francisco if they told President Gingrich we're not going to do it. What would you do to them?
GINGRICH: Look, we're going to propose a bill that cutoff all federal funding to any sanctuary city or sanctuary state. They get no money of any kind from the federal government, period as of that moment and if San Francisco wants to bankrupt itself and some fantasy it's fine.
O'REILLY: All right, so you would take a tough approach and you're not sending anymore federal money on any level to anybody that doesn't aggressively support the federal law. Ok. Final --
GINGRICH: Including by the way I would reward, let me just say, I would reward and encourage South Carolina, Arizona and those states that are correctly using local law enforcement and I would withdraw the federal lawsuits because they are doing the right thing trying to help us find people who are here illegally.
O'REILLY: Ok. Final question for you. Herman Cain has got more trouble today. I don't know whether you know about it or not but there's a report that there's another woman who says she was involved with Mr. Cain for a number of years. His support which is going down or some of it's likely to come to you. Do you think Mr. Cain is done?
GINGRICH: No. Look people said I was dead in June and July as you will remember. I'm not going to say any candidate is done. Every candidate has a chance to go out and make their case. These are all good friends of mine and I wish all of them well, personally although obviously I'd like to be the nominee and the person who ends up winning the campaign.
But I don't want to wish ill anybody and they have to have a chance to defend themselves to explain themselves and see whether or not they can recover. And I'd say that's true across to various candidates who had a good -- good run at some point and then faded in --
O'REILLY: Yes but it's a big break for you there's no doubt about it. I mean, you know Herman Cain is a break to you.
GINGRICH: Well, if it's -- it's been nice to get endorsed by the "Union Leader" and it's been nice to have the recent surge of support.
O'REILLY: All right, Mr. Speaker. Thanks very much for coming on we appreciate it. Nice to see you good luck.
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