“Obama personally lobbied to kill a pipeline bringing oil from Canada.”

Claim:  “Obama personally lobbied to kill a pipeline bringing oil from Canada.”

Ad(s): Deflect

Sponsor(s): Crossroads GPS

Air Dates: Mar. 21 – 30, 2012

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim:   $47,544 ($95,088 Total)

Markets: Albuquerque, Columbus (OH), Las Vegas, National Cable

 

FactCheck’s Summary: “The narrator claims – falsely – that Obama lobbied to “kill” the Keystone XL pipeline project. In fact, he has merely delayed a decision on the controversial northern leg of the project, and lobbied against a GOP move to force quick approval.” Click here to read more