Report: Cantor Turned Down Israel Invite From Obama (UPDATED) | Talking Points Memo

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) declined an invitation to travel to Israel with President Obama and attend a Jerusalem state dinner in Obama’s honor because of the busy congressional schedule, Politico reported Wednesday. Cantor was one of a number of lawmakers on both side of the aisle whom the administration invited to join Obama on his first visit to Israel as president.

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