White House Says Canada Election Unlikely To Affect Keystone Timing


WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday that the completion of the Canadian election was unlikely to affect the timing of a U.S. State Department decision on the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

President Barack Obama still expects to make a decision on the pipeline, designed to run from Canada to Texas, before leaving office in 15 months, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Will Dunham)

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John Hoopingarner | Oct. 21, 2015
And is there any doubt what Obamas decision will be? Obama bites the hand of, maybe, the most important industry in the country and the world!


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