White House Says Obama Would Veto Keystone Pipeline Bill

President lays down early marker against GOP Congress It hardly took the White House more than an hour into the first session of the new Republican-controlled Congress to issue its first veto threat of the year:against forthcoming Republican bill to a approve the Keystone XL pipeline. The controversial infrastructure project, which would carry Canadian oil to the Gulf of Mexico, […]

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Senate eyes Keystone fight

Even relegated to minority party status, Senate Democrats could soon have big decisions to make on the Keystone XL pipeline. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the first bill he’ll move once the GOP takes charge of the chamber on Tuesday is one that would authorize construction of the long-delayed pipeline. But many expect President Barack Obama would […]

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