Left-wing activists continue to escalate their protests to convince Democrat Governor Tim Walz to take more action to stop the replacement of crude oil pipeline.
The project has received support from conservatives and labor groups due to the fact that it is expected to generate 8,600 jobs including 6,500 jobs locally. Additionally, if the project goes through Minnesota can expect roughly $2 billion in additional economic activity.
The daughter of Governor Walz joined climate activist to push the governor against the project. Things escalated when activists including the daughter of Democrat Congresswoman Ilhan Omar disrupted the inaugural party in an attempt to make the rejection of the pipeline a priority.
Governor Tim Walz has not taken a strong position on the pipeline. Walz promised to take responsibility on this decision while he is gathering information
See the video of the protest below
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