Eric Cantor Is Mostly Concerned With What Hurricane Irene Will Do to the National Debt

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WASHINGTON - MAY 10: U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) leaves after a meeting with Vice President Joseph Biden at the Blair House May 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. Biden met with a bipartisan, bicameral group of members of Congress to continue work on legislations for deficit reduction. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Photo: Alex Wong/2011 Getty Images

A spokesman for the congressman told Talking Points Memo that, "[A]s you know, Eric has consistently said that additional funds for federal disaster relief ought to be offset with spending cuts." Guess you can say this for the man: He's always on message. [TPM]