They’re throwing House GOP Leader Eric Cantor under the bus. Specifically, they’re sending him a signal – that if the US defaults because the House fails to pass something that can pass both the Senate and the president’s desk – Cantor will have been pre-thrown under the bus.
Because if the US does default, the false-equivalence media will try to put some of the blame on Democrats. And Sens. Corker and Graham have just handed the Democrats the ammunition to say, “Don’t blame us; even Republican senators put the blame for this on their own party.”
Corker and Graham are telling Cantor, fall in line. Or carry the blame yourself.
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