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July 14, 2011 4:03 pm

Cantor: Obama Stormed Out of Debt Ceiling Talks

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Politico – President Barack Obama abruptly walked out of a stormy debt-limit meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, a dramatic setback to the already shaky negotiations. “He shoved back and said ‘I’ll see you tomorrow’ and walked out,” House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) told reporters in the Capitol after the meeting.

Cantor said the two sides were too far apart to get a deal that could pass the House by the Treasury Department’s Aug. 2 deadline. “Eric, don’t call my bluff,” the president warned, “no other president — not Ronald Reagan — would sit through such negotiations.”

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