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House GOP to push for pipeline despite Obama move

House Republicans say a fresh push for a 1,700-mile Canada-to-Texas pipeline could be part of a new round of negotiations over extending the payroll tax cut and benefits for the long-term unemployed. House Energy and Commerce Committee chairman Fred Upton tells reporters the House leadership is looking at every option after President Barack Obama decided… Continue Reading House GOP to push for pipeline despite Obama move

Speaker: Pipeline stays in payroll tax cut bill

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House Republicans will stick to their insistence that a bill extending a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits include language speeding work on a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline, Speaker John Boehner said Friday. Boehner’s remarks added a contentious backdrop to negotiations over the payroll tax cut measure. President Barack Obama and many congressional Democrats are opposed… Continue Reading Speaker: Pipeline stays in payroll tax cut bill

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