John Boehner: “Eric Cantor and I have been through a lot together”

The House speaker comments on the defeat of his frenemy, Eric Cantor

Topics: Eric Cantor, John Boehner, David Brat, Dave Brat,

John Boehner: "Eric Cantor and I have been through a lot together" (Credit: Reuters/Jim Bourg)

Here’s House Speaker John Boehner’s statement on the defeat of Majority Leader Eric Cantor this evening:

“Eric Cantor and I have been through a lot together. He’s a good friend and a great leader, and someone I’ve come to rely upon on a daily basis as we make the tough choices that come with governing. My thoughts are with him and Diana and their kids tonight.”

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