Eric Cantor Now Favors Short-Term Deal He Once Opposed

Posted by | July 24, 2011 22:38 | Filed under: Top Stories

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.

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By: Alan

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