Republican Cantor vows to repeal health reform

WASHINGTON Tue Nov 2, 2010 9:47pm EDT

House Minority Whip Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) attends an interview at the Newseum in Washington October 1, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

House Minority Whip Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) attends an interview at the Newseum in Washington October 1, 2009.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Representative Eric Cantor, who is likely to become majority leader in the new Republican-led House of Representatives, vowed on Tuesday to repeal healthcare reform and cut federal spending.

"We will get to work right away to reduce the deficit by cutting federal spending next year down to 2008 levels. That will save $100 billion in the first year alone," he said, according to prepared remarks.

(Reporting by Ross Colvin and Jeff Mason; Editing by Eric Walsh)

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Comments (4)
Nerau wrote:
Cantor is a moron, the president will veto, and there are not enough morons who will vote to override.

Nov 02, 2010 11:21pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Dankur wrote:
Yes let us repeal the only thing that is going to save this country money in the future. You know, repealing the tax cut on the top 1% of this country would cut the deficit over $700 billion dollars, if we had proper contraception education and accessibility, we would save $76 million dollars for every 4 million people (who have sexually active teens within that population) by preventing unplanned pregnancies.

Nov 02, 2010 11:29pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
rgw wrote:
Last chance for Both parties..>>PASS THIS AROUNDtaxes we pay< 2terms/4yr terms only..ONE tax sales..no tax on food..Fed12% State 5%...
NO MORE CAREER politicians..Dem/Rep(GOP) do not like that..TO BAD..then listen..lies..lies..EV1.ORG..enough is enough..we had (2) healthcare systems now (3)????none work right except one that is best..Medicare..KEEP it ONLY..what it pays is it..NO SUP.INS..Doc./Hospitals want more they would have to submit justification of costs..EXAMPLE>$10.00 aspirin $20.00 box of Kleenex..GET IT..

Nov 02, 2010 11:59pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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