The Senate voted 56-42 to reject a measure that would have fast-tracked approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Speaker. John Boehner (R-Ohio) criticizes the White House’s energy policy, noting that the Executive Branch is coordinating opposition to a Keystone Pipeline amendment in the upper chamber. (0:24) [audio: http://com.talkradionews.audio.s3.amazonaws.com/2012/3/20120308JohnBoehner1.mp3]
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) says Americans are struggling to keep up with recent spikes in gas prices and although President Obama has allowed for a part of the Keystone XL Pipeline to be constructed, “that is not good enough.” (:29) [audio:http://com.talkradionews.audio.s3.amazonaws.com/2012/3/20120306McCarthy.mp3]
By Lily Benitez De Luna Echoing the words of President Obama Friday, Executive Director of The Sierra Club Michael Brune said, “We cannot drill our way out of high oil prices.” Brune joined forces with two other environmentalist groups to host a conference call to discuss the spike in gas prices during the last few [...]
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) claims the President’s stance on the Keystone Pipeline is hard to nail down. “He was initially for the Keystone Pipeline, then he was against it and we’re told today he’s for a portion of it.” (:16) [audio:http://com.talkradionews.audio.s3.amazonaws.com/2012/2/20120228Cantor.mp3]
Before abruptly ending a press conference Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner expressed his frustrations over the absence of a national energy policy, stating, “It’s just about damn time.” (:08) [audio:http://com.talkradionews.audio.s3.amazonaws.com/2012/2/20120228Boehner3.mp3]
During a briefing Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner says he believes the approval of a shorter Keystone Pipeline route is a “positive first step,” but insists that the original, longer pipeline needs to be approved. (:12) [audio:http://com.talkradionews.audio.s3.amazonaws.com/2012/2/20120228Boehner2.mp3]
House Speaker John Boehner questions the legitimacy of President Obama’s claims that he supports an “all-of-the-above energy plan” asking during a press conference Tuesday, “has anyone seen it?” (0:07) [audio:http://com.talkradionews.audio.s3.amazonaws.com/2012/2/20120228Boehner1.mp3]
President Obama’s top spokesman told reporters that the White House is doing everything in its power to keep energy costs from soaring.