If this account is correct, Eric Cantor just told GOP Conference conservatives to sit down and shut up. Now the Freshmen are going to look craven as well as unprincipled.
$6 billion in total cuts to 2012 spending? Out of a budget of what, $2300 billion?
UPDATE: Actually $2300 billion is just revenue. We will spend at least $3500 billion in 2012, from which the House GOP proposes to cut only $6 billion.
No wonder the House GOP is revolting.
And we still don’t know which Members the Speaker would place on the supercommittee that could force a vote on massive tax hikes.