House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says it's time for President Barack Obama to step up and take charge in a fiscally responsible manner.
Writing an op-ed article for Politico
, Cantor says: "This is a leadership moment.
"When Republicans gained control of Congress, we promised to do everything in our power to grow the economy and create jobs. From day one, our majority has made clear that those goals can only be achieved by first getting America’s fiscal house back in order."
Cantor says "one party in a divided government can’t do it alone," and he crticizes Obama's proposed 2012 budget, saying it "shattered our best hopes by failing to deliver. ...
"The president promised a brighter future. Here’s your chance to lead, Mr. President."
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