McConnell: If We Don't Reach 60 Votes on Keystone Tonight, We'll Pass it Next Year
Either way, a bill approving the Keystone XL Pipeline will be sent to the president. Whether that process begins tonight or sometime during the next legislative session matters not. Sooner or later, the president will have no choice but to make a decision: Either veto the bill or approve it.
Historic Republican gains earlier this month — along with the public’s longstanding insistence that the pipeline finally get underway — leave Team Obama with little wiggle room. They must act eventually.
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made this point...