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. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., walks on Broadway after a Future Forum with young entrepreneurs in the Flatiron District of New York City, April 16, 2015. Reps. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Grace Meng, D-N.Y., also attended.