President Obama's impending reversal of the restrictions on embryonic stem cell research is meant to distract from the economy, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) suggested Sunday.
"There's a reason it's coming up this week," Cantor said during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union." "Why are we going and distracting ourselves from the economy? This is job No. 1, let's focus on what needs to be done."