President Barack Obama uses veto for controversial Keystone XL pipeline bill

President Barack Obama’s power of veto will be used in his five years of presidency. As a bill supporting development on the Keystone XL pipeline has headed his direction and Obama has decided to reject it. Keystone XL pipeline bill, which is a very controversial topic for a long time and it was really tough for the president to take the stern step. Obama said that he was using the power of veto was an attempt by Congress that surveyed the effect of the wildly challenged vitality factors. The action would take an administrative review for the building the pipeline, that would carry oil from Canada to Mexico. But the view defers as Republicans say the venture would make employments and lessen dependence for remote oil whether Democratic are mainly concerns with the potential ecological dangers which aren’t justified in any way.

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President Barack Obama and his concern

President Barack Obama wrote in a letter to the Senate “The presidential power to veto legislation is one I take seriously, But I also take seriously my responsibility to the American people. And because this act of Congress conflicts with established executive branch procedures and cuts short thorough consideration of issues that could bear on our national interest — including our security, safety, and environment — it has earned my veto” [FOX NEWS]. Though the majority of the Americans were constantly supporting the bill and it has become a prolonged subject of conflict between the environmentalists and the business class as the administration will be the sole authority of the project. Obama has made clear he won’t hesitate to utilize his veto power, which he has used only twice thus far, in the first six years of his presidency.

The opposition against the veto: Keystone XL pipeline

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky says “It’s extremely disappointing that President Obama vetoed a bipartisan bill that would support thousands of good jobs and pump billions of dollars into the economy”. Cornell’s Global Labour Institute has calculated an approximate number of jobs which will reach from 2,500 to 4,650.

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