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In anticipation of his proposed tax cut for small businesses being squashed in the Senate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says he expects the debate over taxes to be resolved with the presidential election.
Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discusses how cutting taxes for small business will help boost the U.S. job picture, declaring taxes are one issue that will be resolved through this election.
"Small businesses are the jobs engine of this country", says House leader, Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), discussing a new plan designed to jumpstart the U.S. economy and spur growth for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
The U.S. House and Senate were "very close" to a deal on extending the payroll tax holiday and unemployment benefits when the Senate called off talks and went home, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC Wednesday.
The differences between the House and Senate are not huge, says Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA). "The Republicans in the House are standing for the working people," he adds.
In a strange and unexpected twist, the Republican leader in the House of Representatives is now blocking progress on a bill that would definitively outlaw insider trading by federal lawmakers.
Raising taxes without fixing the U.S. debt problem is "like throwing good money after bad," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC Monday.
"The answer is not to take from the one that is successful and give to everyone else," says Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA).
Did the President lay out a jobs plan that the Republicans can work with? Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA) provides the GOP's point of view.
House speaker, John Boehner, along with other GOP leaders hold a news conference on the pending debt agreement.
At a private meeting about deficit reduction at the White House last week, Speaker John A. Boehner told his fellow Congressional leaders and President Obama that he did not spend 20 years working his way up to the top job on Capitol Hill just for the cachet of the title — he wanted to accomplish something big, the New York Times reports.
Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA) discusses the GOP's plan to save trillions. "We've identified areas we can cut," he says. "I do think progress has been made."
Rep. Eric Cantor, (R) House Majority Leader, discusses the GOP's new plan to boost jobs and economic growth.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said there may be hope Democrats and Republicans can come up with a deficit-reduction plan after hearing Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi say everything is on the table.