FOX- Hillary Clinton on Tuesday broke her years-long silence over her stance on the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing in Iowa that she opposes the controversial project.
The former secretary of state previously had dodged questions about her position on the pipeline, citing her role in reviewing the project at the State Department and saying the ongoing review needs to run its course.
But during a campaign stop in Des Moines, the Democratic presidential candidate said she thought the matter “would be decided by now.”
“But it hasn’t been decided and I feel now I’ve got a responsibility,” she said. Clinton went on to say the pipeline is a “distraction” from important work to be done on climate change, and “one that interferes with our ability to move forward with all the other issues — therefore I oppose it. more