"I don't know what will happen in the next 50 or so days. One is the country at large will not tolerate this kind of random violence. People will not tolerate looting. They won't tolerate closing I-85. They won't tolerate burning things.
"On the other hand, most Americans, I think, desperately would love to fix the challenge of the inner city and they know it's not working."
Later, when Kelly asked Gingrich a politically themed question related to the protests, he pointed to Clinton's history of anti-police statements and stances.
The Charlotte protests are in response to a police shooting of an African-American man Tuesday. Police officials say the man had a gun and refused orders to drop it.
"That's why Donald Trump, I think, may do surprisingly well in the inner city because he is at least offering a chance to dramatically change things," Gingrich said.