Alternative History


1998 - Newt Gingrich is elected to the Senate in his home state of Georgia, after retiring from the House 2002 - Senate Majority Leader Newt Gingrich betrays fellow Republican President George W Bush, by outing a leaked memo entitled "Bin Laden determined to attack within United States"

Newt Gingrich by Gage Skidmore

Newt Gingrich calls on President Bush to resign


January - Leaked memo forces Bush to fend of claims he had forewarning of 9/11 attacks, there are calls for him to resign

February - Bush announces plans to invade Iraq, Gingrich "asks nicely" for Bush to leave the Republican Party, he refuses

March - More leaked info, this time suggesting Bush was planning Iraq invasion prior to 9/11, Gingrich calls fro Bush's head, Bush responds by calling Gingrich a traitor to party, Polls say otherwise.

April - Senate begins impeachment hearings after it is revealed that Gitmo detainees are being tortured. Both parties call for war crimes tribunal against Bush and Cabinet members. Bush still refuses to resign.

May - Vice president Dick Cheney is arrested for DUI, resigns, post remains vacant.

June - Colin Powell resigns and testifies against Bush at Impeachment Hearing, Bush accuses him of treason and complicity, claims he does not deny, Congress grants him immunity.

July - Bush announces Operation: Desert Storm II is a Go, Joint Chiefs refuse orders and are placed under arrest, Operation is placed on hold.

August - President refuses to pass budget, US is effectively made bankrupt, Impeachment trial continues

September - Bush announces Sean Hannity as new Secretary of State, first action, calls on all Americans to come to President's defence any way they can.

October - Midterm polls suggest both parties dead even, makes little difference in light of current situation. Bush announces 'Cabinet Reshuffle' also announces all news outlets accopt Fox News "Treasonous".

November - Midterm results give both houses as deadlocked, Ralph Nader is elected to Congress, Bush's impeachment seems inevitable as both parties have given "full and complete support to it."