House Republicans call for approval of Keystone XL pipeline

10/27/2011 | Hill, The

Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee urged President Barack Obama to clear TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL pipeline, arguing that it would spur economic growth. "It may seem unusual for Congress to have to publicly vote on a bill that simply asks the president to do his job; unfortunately, such action is warranted as the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline continues to languish and workers continue to wait for the Obama administration to make a decision," the lawmakers said in a statement.

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