Gabriel Gomez on Energy & Oil
GOMEZ: Congressman Markey wishes he was running against somebody else. But the reality is he's running against me. I disagree with the Republican Party in the number of issues. I believe in gay marriage. I'm for immigration reform bill. I'm a green Republican. I believe that there is global warming and that we have something to do with that. I also firmly believed that we need to have an expanded background check, the Toomey-Manchin bill. I'm ashamed that only four Republicans voted for this bill. And I think the NRA is completely wrong on this bill. There are a lot of areas I don't agree with, with Republican Party on. And, again, Congressman Markey wishes he was running against somebody else other than me.
Markey and Gomez split on the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, which would bring oil from Canada to Texas. Gomez said the project would create jobs, while Markey said the US would end up bearing all the environmental risk while the oil itself is dumped onto the international market.
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