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Eric Cantor: “I Do Not Support” the Fiscal Cliff Bill

Anominus Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:34 AM
""I do not support the bill." That's not the same as opposing the bill, and walking out makes this about the same as saying "I don't like it, but I'm not going to do anything about it."

It’s going to be another long night. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor walked out of the GOP House conference meeting today saying that he does not support the Senate bill and a number of House Republicans have expressed serious concern with the lack of balance in the bill with regard to spending cuts. CBO figures put the ratio at 41:1—tax increases to spending cuts.

Brendan Buck, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner, said after today's first conference meeting that the lack of spending cuts in the Senate bill "was a universal concern amongst members in...