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Boehner, Cantor Deny Durbin's Quote About White House Meeting

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"The speaker certainly didn't say that, and does not recall anyone else doing so," Michael Steel, spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), told the National Review on Wednesday.

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-VA) spokesperson also said that Cantor does not remember anyone saying that to Obama.

Durbin wrote on Facebook Sunday that one Republican House leader told Obama in a meeting, "I cannot even stand to look at you."

Asked to respond to Boehner and Cantor by TPM on Wednesday, a spokesman for Durbin declined to comment.