Senate Democrats

Eric Cantor’s High School Yearbook Quote

“I want what I want when I want it.” — Eric Cantor’s High School Yearbook Quote

“What Cantor wants now is power — and he is prepared to risk the full faith and credit of the United States to get it.”

[Washington Post, Milbank Column, 7/13/11]


CANTOR’S INSISTENCE ON ALWAYS GETTING HIS WAY IS PREVENTING A DEBT DEAL

 

JUNE 23, 2011 Cantor Quits Debt Limit Talks Over Revenues in the Deal [New York Times, 6/23/11]

JULY 6, 2011 Cantor Rules Out Closing Tax Loopholes To Reduce Debt [New York Times, 7/7/11]

JULY 11, 2011 Cantor Pulls Plug on Grand Bargain That Boehner Was Working On With President [Politico, 7/11/11]

JULY 11, 2011 Cantor’s Attempts to Undercut Boehner Hurt Debt Negotiations [Los Angeles Times, 7/11/11]

JULY 12, 2011 Cantor Pushes Massive Medicare Cuts Without Any Savings From Revenues, a Poison Pill Approach [The Hill, 7/12/11]

JULY 13, 2011 Cantor Takes Hard-line Position Against McConnell’s ‘Last Chance’ Option [Weekly Standard, 7/13/11]

 

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