GOP Has a Stimulus Plan, Cantor Maintains

Republicans do have a plan to stimulate the economy, despite sentiments from some opponents who say they do not, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) argued Wednesday.

"I don't think you could find a Republican in this town who would take that position," Cantor said Wednesday during an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe. "You're not going to find a Republican in this town who doesn't think we ought to be doing something."

Cantor asserted that Republicans maintain the spending package being hammered out in conference and favored by Democrats "just doesn't get it right."

"Our plan is simply much heavier on tax relief for small businesses and working families," said Cantor, who was charged with developing the Republican alternative stimulus package. "But we also take into consideration: if you're going to have a stimulus, you will have some spending, but listen, let's make that stimulus and that spending actually produce new job creation or at least sustain the jobs we have."

Watch a video of Cantor's appearance here:

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