Obama Would Probably Veto Keystone Bill, Senators Say

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US President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the University of Queensland on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Brisbane on November 15, 2014.


Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, said on “Fox News Sunday” that President Obama leaning toward veto “but I don’t have a hard assurance.”

  • Senate to vote Nov. 18 on the pipeline that would link Canada’s oil sands, U.S. Gulf Coast refineries
  • Environmental groups say pipeline would increase greenhouse gas emissions; supporters cite job creating
  • NOTE: Pipeline needs permit from U.S. State Dept. because it would cross an intl border; department has been reviewing