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Eric Cantor
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With that, it's time to pass on the @GOPLeader Twitter handle to my good friend Kevin McCarthy, our next Majority Leader!
It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Pleased the Supreme Court upheld Constitutional guarantee of #ReligiousFreedom today.
And congratulations to my friend @SteveScalise on your election as our next @GOPWhip!
Congratulations to my good friend @kevinomccarthy on your election as our next @GOPLeader!
.@RepJeffMiller's bill upholds the promise that our country will be there for our heroes when they return home from the battlefields.
The House acted to give veterans a choice so they can immediately access healthcare providers through the private sector to avoid waitlists.
House Acts To Ensure Veterans Can Immediately Access Care…
The House passed the Veterans Access to Care Act in a 421-0 vote:
Our committees will be conducting thorough investigations into the systemic problems at the VA.
The House will act this week to provide all veterans with immediate access to doctors and health care providers through the private-sector.
57,000+ veterans still waiting to receive their first appointment through the VA health system is unacceptable.…
The House has sent dozens of bipartisan bills to the Senate that foster job growth and increase take-home pay for working families.
Always incredible to see so many families and athletes competing in the #SOVAsummergames. @SOlympicsVA @RealMikeRob
Great to see @RealMikeRob and so many people in the community support @SOlympicsVA!
10:30Pm June 5, 1944 loading up for the jump into the hedge rows of Normandy. I was there D-Day June 6th, 1944
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Today, on the 70th anniversary of #DDay, we honor and remember all who answered the call of duty with heroic bravery.
The House has passed 255 bills that are stuck in the Senate:
While the House is passing bills to encourage job creation, the Admin is taking unilateral actions that weaken job creation. #EPA
Crossing your fingers is not an economic plan.…
Today we remember a man whose wisdom, eloquence and principle created not just a revolution, but an American revival.
Pausing to honor those at #Tiananmen who stood up for human rights and democracy in China.
#AnAmericaThatWorks takes advantage of affordable energy, reduces home electricity costs, and creates jobs.
The reality of the EPA's latest proposal: an increase in families' home electricity bills.
The President owes an explanation to the nearly 5,000 Virginians who work in the coal industry.
With families already struggling to make ends meet, why is the President celebrating a plan that is just going to raise their utility bills?
Today, President Obama's EPA launched its latest assault on hard working middle class families.…
My statement on the new Palestinian government:…
Great meeting with Hermitage high school seniors today.
Who is the bigger priority in the United States Senate—veterans or underperforming bureaucrats?
Last week, the House passed the VA Management Accountability Act. Senate Democrats are still blocking it.
The @HouseVetAffairs Committee, under leadership of @RepJeffMiller, has been seeking answers for years and was stonewalled by @WhiteHouse.
The country should expect the president to engage finally in managing the gov't he is intent on growing. Read more:
Shinseki’s exit is just a start. Read my new op/ed on his resignation in @POLITICOMag:
The House passed the Intelligence Authorization Act in a bipartisan 345-59 vote:
The House passed #HR4660, the Commerce, Justice, Science & Related Agencies Appropriations Act, in a 321-87 vote.
#speller263 5th grader Tejas Muthusamy (VA) spelled the word 'exsiccosis' (insufficient intake of fluids) correctly #spellingbee
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Good luck tonight, Tejas!! Way to represent @HenricoSchools and #RVA in the #spellingbee finals! #speller263 @ScrippsBee
It's time for the President to stand up for our veterans:…
Mr. President, join us in helping America work again.… #AnAmericaThatWorks
I'll be on with @TeamCavuto in a few minutes. Tune in!
Today's address by President Obama was a goldilocks speech.…
Honored to participate in the Hanover County Memorial Day ceremony.
This Memorial Day let us reflect on the sacrifice of those like Sgt. John Peck and all who made the final sacrifice:…