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Associated Press Admits: Trump Has Kept Many Promises His First Year in Office

President Donald Trump often brags that he’s done more in his first year in office than any other president. That’s a spectacular stretch. But while he’s fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his campaign promises, overhauling the country’s tax system, changing the U.S. posture abroad and upending the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants.

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Keystone XL: Obama Nixes Biggest Oil Clean-Up Operation In History

President Obama has just nixed America’s contribution to the biggest oil clean-up operation in history. Of course, that’s not quite how he chose to spin his decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline. On the contrary, he claims he did it

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 15: Former U.S. Secretary of State and first lady Hillary Clinton speaks at a press conference announcing a new initiative between the Clinton Foundation , United Nations Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies, titled Data 2x on December 15, 2014 in New York City. Data 2x aims …

Clinton Foundation to Continue Accepting some Foreign Money

WASHINGTON (AP)—The board of the Clinton Foundation said Wednesday night that it will continue accepting donations from foreign governments, but only from six nations, a move that appears aimed at insulating Hillary Rodham Clinton from controversies over the charity’s reliance on millions of dollars from abroad as she ramps up her presidential campaign.

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Poll: Even Liberal California Favors Keystone XL Pipeline

Majorities of the 1,706 adults surveyed favor President Obama, like Obamacare, support amnesty, favor high taxes, and say government should redistribute wealth. Yet a 54% of Californians–and 44% of Democrats–say that the Keystone XL pipeline should be built, contrary to Obama’s veto.

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U.S. and Canada Moving Toward Higher Safety Standards for Oil Trains

After a series of spectacular oil-train crashes and accompanying horrific fires. Reuters reported that the United States and Canada are in the finalization stage before announcing that the current safety upgrade for rail-tankers will be suspended and new higher flammability requirement will be adopted railroad oil-tanker safety designs.

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Senate Fails to Override Obama Veto on Keystone XL

The GOP, desirous of overriding Barack Obama’s veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, failed to do so on Wednesday, with the vote 62-37, five votes short of the two-thirds majority needed.

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Warren Buffett: US Thumbed Nose at Canada Over Keystone

Business magnate Warren Buffett said that the president decided to “to kind of thumb our nose” at Canada by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline on Monday’s “Squawk Box” on CNBC. Buffett argued, “I would have passed Keystone. I think that

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O ‘Progressive’: Thou Art the Man!

The “progressive” movement sustains itself on the idea that it is standing up against abuses of power by the wealthy and well-connected, that it defends the rights of the most vulnerable, that it stops special interests from taking over the state. And yet the “progressive” administration of Barack Obama has done all that, and more. It has not just committed ordinary hypocrisy, selling out its principles or breaking its promises: worse, it has often fulfilled them, blind to the consequences.

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Obama’s Keystone XL Veto Is a Harbinger of Vetoes to Come

Barack Obama’s veto of the bill allowing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline is likely to be a bellwether of vetoes yet to come, reversing a trend in his first six years in office that saw him veto only two bills.

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Fallin Touts Keystone in GOP Weekly Address

Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) urged President Obama to sign off on the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline during Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address. Transcript as Follows: “Good morning, I’m Mary Fallin, governor of the great state of Oklahoma.  And today,

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AP Reporter to State Dept: ‘What Happened to This Transparency Idea?’

AP Reporter Matthew Lee asked State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki “what happened to this transparency idea?” during Tuesday’s State Department Press Briefing. After Lee asked whether all eight federal agencies allowed to submit recommendations on the Keystone XL pipeline had

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Murkowski Pushes Keystone in GOP Weekly Address

During the GOP Weekly Address on Saturday, Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) urged President Obama to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, arguing that the GOP Congress has “already started” following the president’s call to pass an infrastructure bill. Transcript (via ABC

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GOP Rep Russell Touts GOP Congress’ Accomplishments

Representative Steve Russell (R-OK) touted votes that the new Republican Congress had already taken on Obamacare, Keystone XL, and the president’s executive action on immigration during the GOP Weekly Address on Saturday. Transcript as Follows: “Good morning. I’m Steve Russell,

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Caddell: GOP ‘Blowing an Opportunity’ on Keystone XL

Democratic pollster Pat Caddell argued that Republicans were “blowing an opportunity” on the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel. “I think on the pipeline for instance, I think the Republicans, once

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Sen Hoeven: Illegal Immigrants Can Take Keystone Jobs Under Exec Amnesty

On Monday’s “Laura Ingraham Show,” Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) reported that illegal immigrants would be eligible to work on the Keystone XL pipeline unless Congress defunds the president’s executive action on illegal immigration. Initially, he said “well under the law, you[‘ve]

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Hoeven Pushes Keystone in GOP Weekly Address

Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) urged President Obama not to veto the Keystone XL pipeline during the GOP Weekly Address on Saturday. Transcript (via ABC News Radio) as Follows: “Hi, I’m Senator John Hoeven from North Dakota and I’d like to