Yesterday, President Trump signed orders to renegotiate the much-debated Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. These orders do not finalize the projects, but they do indicate that the administration plans to approve them. This is in keeping with Trump’s campaign promise to endorse the building of these pipelines.
In a statement given during the signing of the executive order, President Trump said the building of the pipe would bring jobs to Americans.
“We’re going to put a lot of … steel workers back to work,” Trump said. “We’ll build our own pipelines, we will build our own pipes.”
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