The following Senate Democrats chose to join with the Republican Party, to break Barack Obama’s veto, and to allow a dangerous pipeline to carry petroleum sludge from Alberta’s tar sands all the way through America’s heartland.
The bill was written by Republicans, but it wasn’t just Republicans who voted for this anti-environment legislation. 29 Democrats joined the Republican Party to vote for the Keystone XL pipeline.
Roll Call: Anti-Environment Democrats Who Voted To Send Tar Sends Pouring Into The USA Through The Keystone XL Pipeline
Today, the U.S. Senate voted to approve S. 1., legislation to approve the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, despite strong environmental problems and the export of American steel jobs overseas for the duration of the construction. The legislation was passed without meaningful reform, a