Congressmen slam Obama’s XL job figures

Aug 06, 2013 | 01:07 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  Keystone XL, President Obama, TransCanada, jobs, Rep. Frederick Upton, Rep. Ed Whitfield, Rep. Lee Terry, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — Three Republican congressmen have criticized President Obama’s comments on the potential for job creation by TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline.

Obama told the New York Times in a recent interview that Keystone XL might create "maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the project, which might take a year or two," and "after that we’re talking about somewhere between 50 and 100 jobs in an economy of....





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