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Pelosi's Power: Eric Cantor (interview)

17 Mar 2022
In an interview for the FRONTLINE documentary “Pelosi’s Power,” Eric Cantor, former U.S. representative from 2001 to 2014 (R-Va.) and House majority leader from 2011 to 2014, discusses his view of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s relationship with the Republican Party.

“Nancy Pelosi is a fierce warrior in the partisan battles in Washington,” he tells FRONTLINE. “She really, I believe, carries a disdain for my party and its opposition to what she’s trying to achieve.”

Cantor is currently the vice chairman and a managing director at the investment bank Moelis & Company.

The following interview was conducted by FRONTLINE’s Jim Gilmore on Nov. 3, 2021. It has been edited for clarity and length.

“Pelosi’s Power” premieres March 22, 2022.

This interview is being published as part of FRONTLINE’s Transparency Project, an effort to open up the source material behind our documentaries. Explore the transcript of this interview, and others, on the FRONTLINE website:

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