A new social media platform that runs online forums as an alternative to telephone town hall meetings is launching a political arm in January. Cantor plans to test the tool next year, and it could become the next way lawmakers connect with constituents.
“If he is asked question A and gives the answer to question Z, great. Capture that awkward moment and have the conversation,” he said.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.