"In terms of Keystone, as you all know, the history here is pretty clear. And the fact is because Republicans decided to play political with Keystone, their action essentially forced the administration to deny the permit process because they insisted on a time frame in which it was impossible to completely approve the pipeline," he told ABC's Jake Tapper.
"How can you say that you have an all of the above approach if the President turned down the Keystone pipeline? And you blame the Republicans for making it political," Tapper asked.
Carney responded: "But the President didn't turn down the Keystone pipeline." [My Emphasis]
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
White House Claims Republicans "Forced" Obama to Kill Keystone Pipeline
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney appeared to be having some kind of epileptic fit as he attempted to shift the blame for cancelling the Keystone XL petroleum pipeline to Republicans. I wish I had the video. It is bizarre. When it surfaces on the web, I'll post it. More blame shifting from a completely incompetent and self-destructive administration.