Daines has right idea about energy
The Keystone XL Pipeline would have pumped billions into a weak economy, dramatically decreased our dependence on foreign oil, and provided an "on-ramp" for Montana and North Dakota oil production that currently lacks infrastructure.
President Obama denied the pipeline's permit anyways. And he did so in spite of the reality of the situation. The oil is coming out of the ground one way or another. The alternative to a pipeline is shipping crude by railway or by ship destined to China, which will lead to more spills and to oil being refined at dirtier facilities.
The State Departme...