"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 Scott GardnerThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump escalates fight with NY Times The 10 GOP senators who may break with Trump on emergency Bipartisan Senators reintroduce legislation to slap new sanctions on Russia MORE (R-Colo.). "Mr. President, don't put a cork in our economy. Let's get this pipeline built."

Rep. Ted PoeLloyd (Ted) Theodore PoeTexas New Members 2019 Cook shifts two House GOP seats closer to Dem column Five races to watch in the Texas runoffs 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.