House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeli


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House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid[[FONT=inherit][COLOR=#009900][FONT=inherit]environmental

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The bill was approved, 241-175, largely along party lines.

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I](http://washington.cbslocal.com/2013/05/23/house-passes-gop-bill-to-bypass-president-to-speed-approval-of-keystone-xl-oil-pipeline/) realize Dingy Harry will not let this get any traction in the senate so this is basically just stirring the pot. BTW has anyone seen any more about whether Obama has allowed the oil companies to drill elsewhere?