Politics

Hillary: I'll answer Keystone XL if president

The public will have to elect Hillary Clinton president if they want to know where she stands on the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.

The Democratic front-runner continued to dodge questions about the Canada-to-Texas pipeline at a Tuesday event in New Hampshire, just days after she released details on her plan to combat climate change that omitted any mention of the 1,700-mile project.

"This is President Obama's decision, and I will not second-guess him," Clinton said at a town hall. "If it's undecided when I become president, I will answer your question."

The former secretary of state has long said she won't comment on the Keystone XL because she oversaw the initial TransCanada Corp. application for the cross-border permit it needs to build the northern leg. That permit is still under federal review.

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