Teamsters Fact Check President Obama on Keystone XL Job Claims

Just a day after President Obama appeared on the Colbert Report, claiming that the jobs created by Keystone XL “aren’t a lot,” President of Teamsters James Hoffa wrote an op ed, which explains just how many jobs there would be.  As Hoffa said, “Jobs might not be in such short supply like they once were […]

Where is President Obama Getting His Talking Points for Keystone XL? Not From His Own Administration

President Obama “largely stuck to his talking points” on Keystone XL during his appearance on the Colbert Report last night.  The big question we’ve been asking at OSFC for months is: where is President Obama getting these talking points?  Certainly not from his own administration. President Obama clearly still hasn’t read his own State Department’s […]

Mr. President: What’s “Embarrassing” is a Six Year Delay on Keystone XL

It was widely reported this week that President Obama is “embarrassed” that the United States is “falling behind” countries like China when it comes to building the infrastructure needed to sustain a growing economy.  As he said about a convention center that was built in China: “They had built it in a year.” Meanwhile, it […]

Why Doesn’t President Obama Listen to His Own State Department on Keystone XL?

Has President Obama ever read the State Department’s Final Environmental Impact Statement on Keystone XL? If he had, he would know that many of the concerns he has raised about the project have already been answered by his own administration. After six years of study and five environmental impact evaluations, the State Department concluded that […]

Momentum for Keystone XL Surges Ahead of Senate Vote

As the Senate gets ready to vote this evening on a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, support only continues to build.  The latest poll from USA Today shows that “By 60%-25%, those surveyed say Congress and Obama should approve construction of the Keystone pipeline.”  Of course, that’s not surprising considering that poll after […]

Fact Checking President Obama as Congress Votes on Keystone XL

As Congress moves forward with bills to approve Keystone XL, President Obama made a number of comments about the pipeline, which simply don’t align with the facts.  To help cut through the flurry of activity and misinformation, OSFC is providing the top key facts you should know: 1)    Keystone XL Will Not Be an Export […]