McConnell urges Dems to override Obama's veto on Keystone pipeline
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressed Democrats on Wednesday to join Republicans in voting to override President Obama's veto of legislation authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
"I’m urging every Democrat who still believes their party should be about workers, not these deep-pocketed special interests and extremists, to join us," McConnell said on the Senate floor.
"Vote for cloture. Vote to override," he added.
The Senate will hold a cloture vote Wednesday, setting up the final vote Thursday on whether to override the president's veto of the Keystone bill...