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June 12, 2014 2:16 pm

After Primary Loss, Eric Cantor Will Resign From Leadership Post

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor at the 2011 Union for Reform Judaism convention. Photo: Union for Reform Judaism.

Arutz Sheva – Eric Cantor, who lost the GOP Virginia primary to a Tea Party candidate, said Wednesday he will step down as House majority leader, AFP reported.

“While I intend to serve out my term as a member of Congress from the 7th District of Virginia, effective July 31st I will be stepping down as majority leader,” Cantor told reporters a day after the loss to economics professor Dave Brat.

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