Update: In a surprise move, Republicans pulled the legislation from the floor shortly before 3:30 on Wednesday afternoon. The House Republican source quoted below was not immediately available for comment. Cantor was seen having a heated exchange with Rep. Raul Labrador (R., Idaho) on the House floor shortly before Republicans pulled the bill. Labrador was publicly undecided on the legislation. Cantor said Republicans will bring up the bill when the House returns from recess next month.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) said the U.S. needed to implement tax reforms that made the country more attractive to investors Friday on CNBC, saying “we’ve got to play to win here.” “We can’t just sit on the fact that we’re America and we are always going to be the best,” Cantor said. …
House Republicans on Tuesday called on the Obama administration to reinstate a temporary measure designed to insure Americans with preexisting conditions that the administration plans to phase out.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor unveiled a softer GOP domestic policy agenda for the next two years during a speech at the American Enterprise Institute Tuesday afternoon.