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Canadian PM Irked by Keystone Delays: 'How Much Consultation Do You Need to Do?'

By Matt Vespa | January 17, 2014 | 4:49pm EST

Wow! The president was just called out...by the Canadians?

That's right.  Our friendly neighbors to the north are truly perplexed as to why the Keystone Pipeline has been in a state of constant limbo.  The project, which has been a point of contention with the environmental left, has the backing of the majority of the American people - and Obama's former Nation Security Council director Tom Donilon.

Today, Bloomberg reported that Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper commented on Obama's dithering on this economic project, which would push America closer to energy independence, saying "how much consultation do you [ Obama] need to do?"  He also said, "The challenges for Keystone are challenges of timing...the current [American] administration continues to delay the decision."

In a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian foreign minister said, "The time for Keystone is now...I'll go further -- the time for a decision on Keystone is now, even if it's not the right one. We can't continue in this state of limbo."

Secretary of State John Kerry said he's waiting for an update on the environmental impact of the project.

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