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Little more than 24 hours after promising to respond to the threat of climate change President Obama has something else to respond to tonight.
Nebraska's governor has approved a new route for the controversial keystone oil pipeline putting the ball squarely.
In the president's court.
G1 -- correspondent Ed Henry tells us that's just one issue getting a second look tonight.
Prayer service today after a long night of celebrating the start of his second term.
President Obama woke up to a flood of cheerleading headlines about how he offered an aggressive liberal vision to act on major issues we -- -- respond.
Threat of climate change.
Knowing that the failure to do so -- betray our children.
-- generations while environmentalists cheered today at the White House the backpedaling began I don't have any.
The idea announcements to make about next steps on that issue the president is immediately facing pressure on whether he'll keep -- Declaration on reducing greenhouse gases.
For his campaign promise to pursue -- all of the above energy strategy that could create jobs.
After Nebraska governor Dave Heineman reveals today if he's approved a revised route for the keystone XL oil and gas pipeline.
To avoid environmentally sensitive areas of his state.
On its way from Canada down to Texas.
Significant because last year the White House repeatedly fell back on the governor's initial opposition to justify delaying the pipeline.
We only had concerns originally and delayed the process.
Because or at least in part because of concerns raised about the original pipeline route.
By the governor of Nebraska -- is concerned by.
The folks in Nebraska including Republican governor about the original -- -- after the governor's decision today the White House -- back to the State Department.
Which is still reviewing the application I don't want to get ahead of that process.
You -- -- State Department has.
There's -- doing move forward on what we'll obviously address that issue and when it does.
While the president of the American fuel and Petro chemical manufacturers association declared quote.
Now is the president's chance to prove to the nation that his all of the above energy strategy is more than just forgotten campaign rhetoric.
The executive director of the Sierra Club told Fox News radio.
This will be the first big test of the president's new commitment to deal with climate change.
-- -- -- Effectively reduce emissions and simultaneously.
Increase investment dirty oil.
Now what area where the president did not promise dramatic action is on entitlement reform all -- mentioned about Medicare and other programs is that he wants to protect them -- Jay -- to date where was the call for sacrifice.
He says the president has put entitlement plans all the table before.
It may do so again in the state of the union next month.
-- and then rely on the north lawn Ed thank you.
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