Sen. Manchin: President Biden Wrong To Cancel Keystone Pipeline


Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., on Tuesday criticized President Joe Biden’s decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline.

Appearing on Fox News Network, Manchin said the pipeline was better than alternative means of transporting oil.

“Well, at the bottom line, I disagree. I respectfully disagree with the president and the executive order on doing away with the Keystone pipeline,” Manchin said. “I’ve seen a train blow up in West Virginia carrying that crude. I’ve seen tanker cars explode going through towns. It’s much safer in that pipeline than it is coming across the road or the rail.

“If they think they’re going to stop that product, that’s a heavy crude we need in our refineries.”

Manchin added he would rather depend on energy from Canada than a hostile foreign pow… (Read more)

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