Very interesting...Democrat Whip Steny Hoyer said he actually is "in favor" of building the Keystone XL Pipeline!  Read more: Hoyer on Keystone: ‘I’m in Favor of Building It’

The story sites the State Department’s report that NOT building the pipeline would increase greenhouse gas emissions!

In another CNSNews.com/ story:

At a hearing today on the Keystone oil pipeline, James Hansen, former director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, testified before Congress that 100 percent of the proceeds from a proposed carbon tax should go to the public, because liberals will try to use part of it to “make the government bigger.”

Read the rest: Climate Scientist: Liberals Will Use Carbon Tax to Make Government Bigger

Today on The Tom Roten Morning Show I spoke with Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH-6). 

We discussed energy independence and the Keystone XL Pipeline.  Other topics include:  Obamacare, Lois Lerner, flood insurance, and the situation between Russia & Ukraine.  Listen to my interview with Congressman Johnson below.

The Keystone XL Pipeline was a topic earlier this week with my guest Matt Koch, VP at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy.  He gave insight into the potential economic losses if the pipeline is rejected.  Listen to my interview with Matt Koch...