Cantor to Resign From Congress

Posted on Friday August 01, 2014 No Comments ››

Eric Cantor

Cantor makes his way to the House floor in the Capitol on his last day as leader (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

 

Rep. Eric Cantor will resign from Congress effective Aug. 18, he said in an interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch posted at midnight.

The Virginia Republican, newly deposed as House majority leader after losing his primary to Dave Brat, said he has asked Gov. Terry McAuliffe to call a special election on Nov. 4, ensuring that the district will be represented in the lame duck.

“I want to make sure that the constituents in the 7th District will have a voice in what will be a very consequential lame-duck session,” Cantor told his hometown newspaper. Cantor said that will also give his replacement additional seniority in the next Congress.

Cantor did not reveal what he plans to do after Congress.

Brat is set to face off against Democrat Jack Trammell in a race that is rated Safe Republican.

http://blogs.rollcall.com/218/cantor-to-resign-from-congress/?dcz=emailalert by the Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.

 

 

 


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