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Eric Cantor eyes $1 million
salary on Wall Street

Breitbart Big Government, by Wynton Hall

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 8/3/2014 4:56:53 AM

Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) is considering hedge fund, private equity, and big bank job offers that could bag him over $1 million a year, reports Politico."There are two famous streets in America that would be glad to employ him. Either Wall Street or K Street would pay him a pretty good chunk of change," said Ivan Adler of McCormick Group.Lobbyists who have spoken to Cantor reportedly say he will not be staying in Washington. Cantor, who was defeated in historic fashion by Tea Party candidate Dave Brat in the GOP primary, is married to Diana Cantor. Politico notes

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His wife serves on the boards of five corporations. This is obscene. It´s all ruling class people in DC. I think of how Haley Barbour and Mitch McConnell (& others) paid democrat voters in Mississippi to vote for Thad Cochran. Just because they have an R after their name, doesn´t mean they are on our side. The R stands for Ruler.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 8/3/2014 6:17:16 AM     (No. 9951382)

Doesn´t touch the speaking fees each year of leading Democrats.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 8/3/2014 6:49:58 AM     (No. 9951389)

What Willy Sutton said when asked why he robbed banks - "That´s where the money is".......

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Reply 3 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/3/2014 7:10:53 AM     (No. 9951399)

Thank you Dave Brat for exposing this corporate rep for the fraudulent conservative he is.
Basically, he was there as his wife´s corporate representative.
No wonder he wouldn´t defend our borders.
1 million seems cheap - but then he no longer has his "Leadership" position.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2, 8/3/2014 7:37:15 AM     (No. 9951418)

Have Cantor or his wife broken any laws? Is he ethically challenged? Is his wife? Exactly why the Cantor-bashing? Because he´s very wealthy and will become more so?

It is ironic that some who are bashing him are conservatives. It is usually liberals who are envious of the 1%.

He was defeated because he wasn´t conservative enough for voters. To my knowledge, he has done nothing wrong except not be conservative enough. That isn´t a crime. Neither is legitimately making a boatload of money. At least for now, it´s not a crime.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Gretchen, 8/3/2014 8:19:58 AM     (No. 9951456)

There, there Eric. Here take this money. It will make the hurt go away.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/3/2014 8:40:52 AM     (No. 9951468)

and I thought it would be "K" Street lobbying firm like the Chamber of Commerce. Silly me.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: postaway, 8/3/2014 11:17:06 AM     (No. 9951735)

#4, you´re right. No crimes were committed that we can see. But the fact that members of the political class have so much influence, even after they´ve been decisively voted out of office, is cause for concern. Eric Cantor has been effectively censored by the electorate but will continue, through personal and political associations, to have disproportional influence over the rest of the country in ways we don´t want. And he will get rich doing so. The framers expected men in his position to go home and resume the life they´d had before, not become self-serving barnacles on the body politic. What he´s doing is un-American.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/3/2014 11:45:42 AM     (No. 9951773)

As I was saying....

#4: Cantor is slimy. Why bother to defend him? How does being a hedge fund manager or K street lobbyist relate to American capitalism, which we can all embrace? Define the goods he will produce or the worthwhile services he will provide!

The American public is sick of hearing about these politician success stories...while we are being gouged for a loaf of bread!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: richwill, 8/3/2014 11:47:39 AM     (No. 9951775)

The road to riches is paved with politicians.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/3/2014 12:50:03 PM     (No. 9951832)

They can have him. They will use him, then find they don´t like him either.

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