RNC's Raffi Williams: Obama Delay on Keystone 'Reeks of Politics'

Monday, 21 Apr 2014 04:31 PM

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The Obama administration's delay of a decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline "reeks of politics" and will hurt all Americans, Republican National Committee deputy press secretary Raffi Williams says.

"This is astonishing to me. It reeks of politics when this is something that Americans and American families really need right now," Williams told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.

"We did the environmental study last year. We saw that this is actually not going to have any detrimental effects on the environment."

Williams says Democrats are "caving" to billionaire sustainable-energy advocate Tom Steyer, who he says is donating $100 million to the party.

"He's saying, 'I don’t' want the Keystone Pipeline,' so they're saying, we'll take your $10 million and we'll let it affect our governing, which is a problem, and it's hurting everyday Americans," Williams said.

"Look at the people who are . . . saying, build this Keystone Pipeline now: you have unions, you have [billionaire investor] Warren Buffett, you have Obama's former advisers, and then you have the whole Republican Party."

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The stall is bound to bring Democrats trouble during the midterm elections, he predicts.

"Buffett, who's always been in the tank for the Dems, is pushing for the Keystone Pipeline, and you're seeing a split in their own party because they're so vulnerable," Williams said.

"They're so in trouble here coming into this election cycle, and they know it."

Williams said the leadership of the Democrat Party is "so far left" that red-state Democrats are a dying breed.

"They are being led by this far-left wing of the party . . . on the issues of environmentalism . . . Obamacare — issues that most Americans do not like and do not agree with the Democratic platform," he said.

"They're being trounced by the far-left, liberal agenda that you see coming out of Obama, [Senate Majority Leader Harry] Reid and Tom Steyer.''


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