Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said in a conference call with supporters last month that he was leaning toward a run for the Republican nomination and would announce early in May at Independence Hall.
In Philadelphia Thursday to speak at the Union League, Gingrich said people should "watch Facebook and Twitter" next week for word.
So what about the icon of American exceptionalism?
"Not next week, but we will be at Independence Hall," Gingrich said.
Here's my story from today's Philadelphia Inquirer about Gingrich's appearance.