The Democrats dubbed funding for the engine “the Boehner earmark.” The e-mail noted Boehner did not vote, as is customary, but that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) voted to keep the engine alive. And the project “also conveniently benefits his district,” the e-mail said.Yep, Cantor voted for it himself, but could round up enough of his cronies to get the bill past the new Tea Party-Democratic Party alliance.
Eric Cantor might end up as the weakest majority leader in congressional history. His party basically ignores him. Read the complete story here.