Eric Cantor Now Favors Short-Term Deal He Once Opposed
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor calls President Obama’s opposition to a short-term deal “purely political and indefensible.” But last month, Cantor insisted that we needed to make a longer-term deal.
“I don’t see how multiple votes on a debt ceiling increase can help get us to where we want to go,” the Virginia Republican told reporters. “It is my preference that we do this thing one time. … Putting off tough decisions is not what people want in this town.”
Cantor’s position seems to be based on Obama’s position. Whatever the president wants, Cantor wants the opposite.Click here for reuse options!
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