President Obama to veto the Keystone XL bill

January 7, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Senate Republicans have made it clear that their first order of business as the majority party in the 114th Congress will be to ram through a bill approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline;  a move that would please the American Petroleum Institute and Canadian government, but would infuriate environmentalists as well as farmers and ranchers along the proposed route in Nebraska. President Obama’s veto pen is the only thing stopping the Republicans (and some Democrats) on Capitol Hill – and according to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, he intends to use it. Read the rest of President Obama to veto the Keystone XL bill Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bernie sanders , Congress Republicans , Earnest , Josh Earnest , keystone , Keystone KXL , keystone pipeline , keystone xl , KXL , obama , Obama veto , Obama veto Keystone , oil sands , president obama , tar sands , Veto , veto Keystone , veto Keystone pipeline

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