Check out some of the best Twitter reactions to yesterday's controversial Keystone XL pipeline decision.
TORONTO—It hasn’t quite been 24 hours since U.S. president Barrack Obama killed the $7-billion Keystone Pipeline project, but reaction on the Twitter-verse is running rampant.
Check out some reactions from both sides of the border—some names you’ll recognize, some you might not. Either way, yesterday’s decision has caused quite a stir on either side of the political spectrum.
Here’s CanadianManufacturing.com’s best Twitter reactions to the Keystone XL pipeline decision:
@AllenWest (Florida Congressman): President is ridiculously irresponsible for denying Keystone project.
@PatriciaHeaton (actress – Everybody Loves Raymond): Our President rejects Keystone but pumps millions of taxpayer dollars into failing companies like #Solyndra
@KeithBoykin (NBC, MSNBC commentator): Funny how Republicans care so much about 6,000 temporary jobs from Keystone but dismiss the 200,000 jobs created by the economy in December.
@JohnBoehner (U.S. Speaker of the House): President Obama is destroying tens of thousands of American jobs and sending American energy security to the Chinese #KXL.
@CantorPress (Eric Cantor – U.S. opposition leader): President Obama’s rejection of #Keystone XL proves once again his actions do not match his rhetoric on #jobs
@JakeTapper (Senior White House Correspondent – ABC News): In wake of Keystone decision, PM Harper tells President Obama that Canada will work on sending oil to Asia.
@GreenPeaceUK: Major victory over Keystone XL #tarsands pipeline, but more battles to come
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