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Republicans today they'd what -- you have pipeline can give you leaders saying that any payroll tax deal that would call sports -- -- -- provision forcing the president.
To rethink that keystone decision the president says he'll veto any combination in the -- like that.
Republican president to -- -- last night telling me they're not really happy about that.
Given his opposition and and the likelihood that the keystone issue could be.
Up in the -- for a year or more how do you recommend Republicans.
Deal with this to force the issue.
It is -- using my words here.
To say I'm now gonna veto -- middle class tax cut to protect left wing environmental extremist in San Francisco.
So what we're gonna kill American jobs we can American energy.
Make us more vulnerable to the Iranians don't know effects are but you didn't answer my question of what would.
What would you do I -- the president.
You wanna look like you are totally out of touch with the American people be my guest but I'm not backing down when -- are right and you are totally wrong.
The radical environmentalists said to President Obama UPS keystone we're not going to do your volunteer door to door work he's put his reelection.
Over adding jobs and making the United States energy independence.
Is there any conditions.
Under which -- president -- Would say the need to protect our land trumps the need to provide more jobs.
It's always going to be a balancing act we've got land that everybody respects and appreciates.
But the job we've got undertake as American people is to fuel our future.
-- Galloway got -- -- -- -- among the Republicans not backing down on this pipeline congress and I just got a sense on the candidates I could really didn't frustration was probable.
Especially when new -- got around to answering it but but but to the point here.
-- what you guys do now with the president is saying don't connect to do it's not gonna happen.
So we just wait this out three year.
No we can we connected the two I had a hearing this morning -- on this very subject.
And this is now become a national security issue because the reaction in Canada has been so negative.
That the prime minister prime minister harper met face to face with Hu Jintao of China.
And the discussion -- having right now as the Canadian prime minister explained was because of the unreliability United States he said this underscores the necessity.
Of looking now to China China has 20% higher energy costs in the United States.
That's gonna change.
If the president succeeds if our president succeeds in halting this project.
This oil will be sent through Vancouver.
And to China to be refined and as a result instead of prices going down for for gasoline for patrol in the united states of those prices are gonna go.
I don't know I know your concerns senator they're they're they're river well good demonstrated and and emphasize again again but let's see what happens now -- that's what I was trying sort of get out of -- candidates last night.
And I I'd like to try to see if fight can get a sense from you what you do with the president saying look I'm gonna veto any measure the combined the -- and hundreds of payroll tax cut extension.
Widths at this.
You're accused something that I assume we move on to a plan B Europe -- seem to be -- national security issue and it's not.
Under that crazy idea at all.
-- but then how do you get into the point.
We have forced the issue because the president seems to be tabling it.
Until at least the election.
Here's the point we've now had eight.
Democratic senators sign on the Republican position over in the senate are legislation that we passed out of the house of course.
Combines these issues so what we are going to do.
Is attempt to put this bill on the president's desk.
Now this week we had sixty employees laid off at the pipe manufacturing company that is making this -- and they are now discussing.
That they might have to shut down part of their operation.
With the with this issue.
Of employment with the fact that it's 40000 direct jobs as you know.
According to the chamber 200000 in direct jobs.
Supported by the building trades unions I mean there's enormous pressure were organizing right now this is why what's going on across a core across the street in the senate.
Is so important Republican senators have to stand their ground here.
They have to make absolutely certain.
That this is in the legislation we send to the president's -- we can't back down now.
Congressman thank you very much always -- --
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