"This is the wrong decision at the wrong time," Quayle added. "We need better decisions from the administration."

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"This administration has done everything it can to stand in the way of a project that can help 100,000 Americans get back to work," said Rep. Cory GardnerCory GardnerOvernight Defense: Joint Chiefs denounce Capitol attack | Contractors halt donations after siege | 'QAnon Shaman' at Capitol is Navy vet Lobbying world Senate swears-in six new lawmakers as 117th Congress convenes MORE (R-Colo.). "Mr. President, don't put a cork in our economy. Let's get this pipeline built."

Rep. Ted PoeLloyd (Ted) Theodore PoeSheila Jackson Lee tops colleagues in House floor speaking days over past decade Senate Dem to reintroduce bill with new name after 'My Little Pony' confusion Texas New Members 2019 MORE (R-Texas) added that if the administration rejects the pipeline, "the administration chooses poorly."

Pennsylvania Rep. Jason Altmire was the only Democrat to speak against the White House decision.

"I ask that the president reconsider his reported rejection of the project," he said.