‘Not Veto Proof Yet’? US Senate Prepares To Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline Bill – 6 January 2015

RT logoWhile Republicans hope legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline will pass a Senate vote on Friday, a key lawmaker told US media the bill could fail to override a potential presidential veto as it might be short of just four supporting votes.

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The US Senate is planning to vote at the end of the week on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport crude oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, House Majority leader Kevin McCarthy told The Wall Street Journal on Monday.

The fact that Republicans are in the majority in the Senate after November midterm elections makes McCarthy confident the oil-sands pipeline legislation will pass.

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