HP: Rep. Eric Cantor is unimpressed with all the uproar over the revelation that he attended a Britney Spears concert while President Barack Obama convened the second primetime news conference of his presidency.From the Takeaway:
"I don't know why that's an issue whatsoever," said the House Minority Whip. "There was a concert and I had a political event at that concert. Look, that is why I was there."
John Hockenberry: Politico is making a big deal about the fact that you showed up at the Britney Spears concert on Tuesday night, do you have a comment on that?
Rep. Eric Cantor: I don’t know why that’s an issue whatsoever. There was a concert and I had a political event at that concert. Look, that is why I was there.
John Hockenberry: Don’t feel bad about it. Your daughters would probably be thrilled, if you have daughters.
Rep. Eric Cantor: I think my daughter really was mad that she wasn’t there.