This is a rush transcript from "Hannity," July 12, 2011. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.
SEAN HANNITY, HOST: GOP presidential hopefuls are in key primary states making their case as to why they think they're the best candidate to take on the president in 2012.
They all have one key focus, that's the economy. Newt Gingrich says this is the Obama depression. He's urging Republicans to stand strong against the government establishment and not raise any taxes when it comes to the debt ceiling deal.
Here to explain the man himself, author of "A Nation Like No Other, Why American Exceptionalism Matters," former speaker of the House, presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. Mr. Speaker, good to see you.