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His gets under -- but in the meantime another very important story today a showdown over a massive oil pipeline project has intensified.
In a big way this week as President Obama rebuffed an attempt by house Republicans.
To marry that controversial project with the president's payroll tax cuts which we know he wants very much.
The Keystone Pipeline it would be privately funded it is no taxpayer cash.
It would carry oil from Canada.
All the way down to the Gulf Coast giving us massive new resource and energy in this country 20000 jobs will be created that's the low end estimate.
Now Republicans are asking why the president would not support that plan and the jobs that it promises.
Any effort to try to try to -- Keystone to the payroll tax cut I will reject.
So everybody should be on notice here's the single greatest shovel ready project -- America.
Read -- ago.
And for some reason he's suddenly.
-- She's up very controversial White House.
Delayed an assessment of the environmental impact they sort of push this decision passed the election 2013 -- Joined now by Indiana governor Mitch Daniels who is pushing for this pipeline governor good morning great to have you with us today -- welcome.
-- -- So where how does this all work out in your mind because it -- GOP house members say that they very much want to put this together.
With the payroll tax cut plan is they don't get that tax cut plan passed everybody's taxes are gonna go up and that is something that neither side it will benefit prop.
I applaud the effort that they're making that presidents holding all the high cards here and and -- this is the and I think he's made.
The most discouraging and and an unbroken string of anti growth anti jobs decisions.
Issue is so important in its own right as you said tens of thousands of the very middle class jobs that the president pretends -- interest that in.
-- thrown away for no good valid.
But beyond that it's emblematic of -- anti growth mentality that has pervaded this administration from beginning.
And very very discouraging.
He should be permanently disqualified from using the term middle class.
Made the call he's made against their so directly against their interest here so.
Obviously -- would create jobs.
It would also add energy resources to this country.
So why is he sticking his neck out on this -- you know and going against debt.
Is it simply to sort of you know please environmentalists who are against this -- probably in -- they're gonna vote -- anyway right.
I can't psychoanalyze the president on this thing that that is the U I guess logical supposition a lot of people making his -- just they're kissing up to those who have very extreme environmental view.
I don't even know what they're.
Game is that the Canadians are going to.
Use this great new technology.
Which is one of the best breaks that our economy -- -- a long time.
Sudden and explosion of new opportunities in both oil and natural gas.
And really the something we should be rushing to take full advantage of and -- and it -- here here comes the president.
Opting as the always does against jobs and against growth.
So how do you think this is gonna shake out politically though because you know when supporters of the program Republicans primarily.
-- -- what we're gonna put this in a package John Boehner with a with a small group of Republicans behind closed doors yesterday apparently said this will be in our package Harry Reid says there's no way that we're gonna put this in that package how is all this -- and that.
This is not a partisan thing I as I understand and I'm not in congress but.
Every account lists that dozens and dozens of Democrats who know this is good for America.
And you have an extreme anti jobs really -- poverty policy this administration as senator Reid's required a front for a bit.
Not every Democrat is so maybe they can pass that I I think it's the one ray of hope we have right now but.
Before we see -- tens of thousands of jobs thrown away.
You know this this oil is going to be produced the only question is whether Americans.
Benefit from it or whether it goes to Asia.
Governor Daniels is a pleasure to have you noticed this morning hope you come back and -- against in -- very important topic thank you sir have a great day thanks so much.
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