Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Eric Cantor Eric Cantor stated on April 22, 2014 in a TV ad.: Dave Brat "worked on Democrat Gov. Tim Kaine’s Council of Economic Advisors while Kaine tried to raise our taxes by over $1 billion." Eric Cantor stated on November 14, 2011 in a news conference.: The U.S. economy "is three times as big as China's." Eric Cantor stated on August 1, 2011 in a message on Twitter: "There are no tax increases in this debt limit bill. Period." Eric Cantor stated on May 20, 2011 in a press conference: Says the United States is "the Saudi Arabia of coal."