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(39,961 posts)
1. He can do anything he wants
Tue Jun 10, 2014, 11:58 PM
Jun 2014

play loose cannon, and be spiteful towards the Republican Party. I expect him to be. It's going to be a delicious time to be a Dem in the House



(65,616 posts)
2. Since when did he ever care about anyone but himself in the first place?
Wed Jun 11, 2014, 12:00 AM
Jun 2014

He can rot in Hell. One piss poor human being out of office, replaced by a wackadoodle that will lose them millions of votes.


(2,795 posts)
3. It will be interesting to see if he sticks it to the tea baggers
Wed Jun 11, 2014, 12:00 AM
Jun 2014

or if he goes out like a good foot soldier because he might be rewarded with a lucrative job after he leaves office.


(82,849 posts)
5. I'm sure he has his sinecure all lined up
Wed Jun 11, 2014, 12:04 AM
Jun 2014

I'd bet his staff is researching the most appropriate time for Cantor to resign his seat and get on with making some real coin. The fly in Cantor's ointment is that if there's any discretion left to the governor, it will be a Democrat making the call.



(17,064 posts)
6. Why would he implement a scorched earth policy on GOP?
Wed Jun 11, 2014, 12:07 AM
Jun 2014

He can run in another district. He can run statewide. He can be a lobbyist. He still has support of traditional Chamber of Commerce republicans and corporate donors. Why would he burn his bridges?


(40,416 posts)
7. Isn't Cantor a House member?
Wed Jun 11, 2014, 12:08 AM
Jun 2014

He isn't in any position to do anything in the Senate. Or am I missing something here.


(89,576 posts)
10. the op means the house versions of the senate bills
Wed Jun 11, 2014, 02:24 AM
Jun 2014

so they can make it to the white house and get signed by the pres . because that is what is holding up the bills from being passed right now.


(3,580 posts)
11. Cantor can bring the senate bills up to the house
Wed Jun 11, 2014, 09:22 AM
Jun 2014

but I agree he probably won't do it because it will burn the rest of them running in 2014 to force them into a vote


(24,692 posts)
13. Agreed. GOP reps are terrified now and aren't going to follow someone who just lost
Wed Jun 11, 2014, 09:45 AM
Jun 2014

to the forces they are afraid of.

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