Keystone XL pipeline
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.
With the clock ticking, supporters of a Senate bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline are still scrambling to find the last vote.
The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow.
White House: Obama Takes A ‘Dim View’ Of Legislative Efforts To Force Action On Keystone XL Pipeline
A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a Capitol where results of last week’s GOP blowout are still sinking in.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said there is a disconnect between President Obama and the American people in which many “just don’t believe he cares.”
Republicans say they are ready to move legislation approving the Keystone pipeline, trim Obamacare and cut taxes.
Governors have broken into a partisan on-camera feud at the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama told governors at a White House meeting Monday that he expects to decide on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in the next couple of months, two Republican governors said.
Just as pressure was building on President Barack Obama to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from Canada to refineries in Texas, the project ran into another obstacle — and it came again from Nebraska.
President Barack Obama is defending the lengthy process the U.S. is using to decide whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.