Rice has moolah at stake in Keystone

Susan Rice. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files

Susan Rice. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files

Bryn Weese, Senior Washington Correspondent

, Last Updated: 6:17 PM ET

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The front-runner to replace Hillary Clinton as U.S. Secretary of State has hundreds of thousands invested in TransCanada, the company trying to build the $7-billion Keystone XL pipeline.

And Susan Rice, currently America's ambassador to the UN, has millions more invested in other Canadian oil and energy companies, such as Enbridge, Imperial, Encana and Cenovus, companies that also stand to benefit financially should the controversial pipeline be approved next year.

On Earth, an environmental news website affiliated with groups that oppose the pipeline and the oilsands, first reported Wednesday that Rice owns between $300,000 and $600,000 worth of stock in TransCanada.


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