Trump issued a permit in March for Keystone XL's construction – something that former President Barack Obama and other environmental activists had warned could do more harm than good.
TransCanada's Russ Girling accused Obama of "choosing misplaced symbolism over merit and science, and allowed rhetoric to win out over reason"
Climate activist Bill McKibben expressed jubilation after President Obama announced his decision to deny the Keystone XL pipeline.
There must be ten or twenty immediate reasons a person can give for opposing a foreign corporation, TransCanada’s crusade to build a dangerous tar sand pipeline across America’s heartland, and they are all valid. However, the overriding, and immediate, cause for alarm should be the devastation tar sand development, production, and transport will have on the Earth’s climate. Now, after questions about whether Democratic candidate for president Hillary Rodham Clinton will do as many disaffected “progressives” claimed was inevitable and come down on the side of big oil and the Koch brothers, the former Secretary of State and Senator announced she opposed building the Keystone XL pipeline.
What is missing from the long list of Koch demands to abolish virtually the entire government is exactly how it will help Americans.
Boehner's reaction to Senate dysfunction is to claim a change of leadership in the Senate has given us a Senate that is actually working.
The idea that Republicans would ever go along with further regulating the oil industry is laughable, and funding? Forget about it
Unwilling to do anything to help Americans, John Boehner concocts some more self-serving lies to blame Obama for his own failings
In the final analysis this is government of, by, and for the people, not a group of oil-drenched Koch-whores in Congress
John Boehner continues to pretend he cares about jobs while pushing his Keystone XL get rich quick scheme on the American people
Boehner twisted history to claim that "the American people can't afford a repeat of the same old top-down policies of the past"
During the Tuesday broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough claimed "climate alarmists" are denying science by opposing the extension of the Keystone oil pipeline.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) didn't hold anything back when he called the Senate's passage of a bill that authorized the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline crazy.
GOP Senators killed amendments requiring Keystone oil be kept in the U.S., and mandating that the pipeline be built with U.S. steel.
The sad fact of Republican fact-checking is that their fact-checking needs to be fact-checked, and this was never more true last night.
Rep. Steve Russell (R-OK) highlights the new Congress's work to "restore truly representative government that puts the people's priorities first"
Keystone XL will create 35 permanent jobs, not even one person from every state in the Union. Maybe we should have a lottery for each state!
Most of what passes for newspapers these days are embarrassingly partisan rags and feature, above all else, totally irresponsible right-wing opinion detritus hardly worth a second glance. U.S. dailies are little more than Republican propaganda sheets.
Krystal Ball helpfully refuted such falsehoods, such as the pipeline will lead to lower gas prices or energy independence, the coup de grace came when she quoted a State Department report regarding the number of jobs that will be created by the project.
Senate Democrats have blocked a bill that would have authorized the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.