On Monday, November 2, TransCanada, the company attempting to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked Secretary of State John Kerry to pause the review of its application for that infrastructure project. Montana’s congressman Ryan Zinke described the request as “a tragedy.”
The U.S. Senate could not muster enough votes to override President Obama’s Veto on the Keystone XL pipeline today. Senator Steve Daines tried to rally votes, accusing the president of political games.
President Barack Obama, exercising his veto power for the first time in five years, rejected a measure Tuesday greenlighting the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
Obama's signature denying the Keystone bill kicks off what's expected to be a flurry of vetoes on measures that Republicans will send to the White House now they control both chambers of Congress...
The Republican-controlled Congress has cleared a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. That sets up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.