Cantor To Obama: Take Reconciliation Off The Table | Talking Points Memo

House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) issued a statement today regarding the use of reconciliation to pass health care reform. He also addressed next week’s Health Care Summit. Read the full text after the jump.“If the President is sincere about moving forward in a bipartisan fashion, he must take the reconciliation process – which will be used jam through legislation that a majority of Americans do not want – off the table. By using the reconciliation process, the Administration and Democrat leaders are sending a clear signal that they still refuse to listen to the American people and have no interest in bipartisanship. To be certain, by using the reconciliation process, the Administration makes clear that their promise of bipartisanship is dead.

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