Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Republicans Plan To Pass Keystone XL Bill

The 1/7/15 Chicago Tribune reports that Republicans are planning to pass a bill to allow the Keystone XL pipeline:
A White House threat Tuesday to veto legislation that would allow the Keystone XL pipeline to be built through the United States sets up a showdown with Republican leaders, who have laid out an agenda that may also include attempts to dismantle Obama's health-care law and roll back environmental regulations and financial rules. Those measures are central to the legacy of the president, who has vetoed just two bills in six years.
This could be very entertaining as Obama takes the side of the billionaire environmentalists against not only America's closest ally, but also against many American labor unions, who want Keystone XL built.  

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