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Leader Cantor Applauds Passage Of Israel Resolution

Posted by Nick Marcelli on July 11, 2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor released the following statement following House passage of H. Res. 657, a bipartisan resolution sponsored by Representatives Steve Israel (D-NY) and Tom Cole (R-OK) expressing U.S. support for the State of Israel as it defends itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from the Hamas terrorist organization:

"Israel is one of our nation's strongest democratic allies and its security is directly tied to our own. Hamas' outrageous and unprovoked war against Israel must end. Until Hamas accepts the Quartet principles, abandoning violence and recognizing Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state, there will not be peace. There is no justification for Hamas' violent assault on Israel, which withdrew completely from Gaza in 2005. Since then, Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad have lobbed thousands of rockets into Israel and Hamas staged a coup against the Palestinian Authority, assuming complete control over Gaza and turning it into a den of terrorism.

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Cantor Speaks In Support Of SKILLS Legislation

Posted by Nick Marcelli on July 9, 2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor gave the following remarks today in support of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. His full statement is below:

“Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

"For America to work we need effective education and workforce development programs to strengthen the middle class. Today however, too many Americans are looking for work without the necessary skills to match job openings. This 'skills gap' is keeping our economy from recovering and reaching its full potential.

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Continuing To Champion Conservative Solutions

Posted by Genevieve Villari on June 15, 2014

Leader Cantor on CNN's State Of The Union:

"I'm looking forward and I think, again, a lot of folks are going to be interested in that. But to me, the problems that people are facing in this country are a lot greater than any kind of setback -- political setback, personal setbacks I've got. So I really am very focused on continuing on the mission that I've tried to be about here in Washington. It's those reform conservative solutions that actually can be applied to people's problems in the working middle class of this country, the poor, and for everyone."

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House Acts To Ensure Veterans Can Immediately Access Care

Posted by Nick Marcelli on June 10, 2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor released the following statement applauding unanimous passage of the Veterans Access to Care Act:

"The tragedy at the VA continues to unfold and thousands of veterans have not received the care they need. There can be no doubt that the problems at the VA are systemic and widespread. The House will investigate and hold failing bureaucrats accountable while giving our veterans the ability to seek private care when the VA is failing them.

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