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Sen. Hatch: Obama energy policy puts hipsters above blue-collar workers

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Wednesday accused President Obama of betraying blue-collar Americans in favor of the city-dwelling liberal elite. 


"President Obama has traded in the hard hat and lunch bucket category of the Democratic Party for the hipster fedora and a double skim latte," said Hatch as he argued against the president’s energy policy, which has delayed the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and limited and delayed the exploration and production of some domestic energy.  

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"The president is putting the preferred lifestyle policies of wealthy urbanites ahead of the needs of blue-collar and union workers and middle-class Americans," said Hatch. 


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