They can’t put it off forever.
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White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough punted on a series of questions regarding the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline, after a State Department report this week found that its construction would have no significant impact on climate or the environment.

McDonough spoke with NBC’s David Gregory on Sunday about the pipeline, which would allow oil and natural gas from Canada to be piped into the United States for export and domestic sale. Environmental groups have come out hard against the pipeline, and President Barack Obama delayed its approval for five years while he awaited an environmental impact study.