GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Friday called President Barack Obama “the best food stamp president in American history,” adding that if Gingrich wins the Republican nomination, he would like to be considered “the Paycheck Candidate” running against “the Food Stamp Candidate.”

“I believe that when people confront the reality that Obama has been the best food stamp president in America history and that in my work with Ronald Reagan, we created 1,300,000 jobs in August of 1983 alone,” Gingrich said.

“In my work as speaker, working with Bill Clinton … the American people created 11 million new jobs in four years, so I’d like to run as the paycheck candidate against Obama as the food stamp candidate, and I think we frankly can beat him…”

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