The US State Department said Monday it would work with Congress to try to unblock some $450 million in economic aid for Egypt, after a lawmaker froze the funds. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland confirmed the US administration had asked Congress to free up the money in two tranches to support the government in Cairo. But she said there were "concerns" about the plan amid rocky ties between the United States and Egypt, under its new Islamist leader, President Mohamed Morsi. "We're obviously going to have to work with the Congress in the coming days and weeks to explain why
Comments: So what will 0bama do. Issue another lawless executive order that he is not authorized to do? Nothing surprises me coming out of this regime.
Bad link corrected. It is responsibility of OP to check after posting article and if bad, place new one in a reply. LCom Staff.
FTA: ''Republican congresswoman Kay Granger, who chairs the Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Relations, on Friday put a "hold" on the application, meaning it could be held up indefinitely.''
I believe that Kay is a Texan & pray that she is strong & steadfast to hold out from giving this money to the new Egypytian Islamist leader, President Mohamed Morsi. His ''party'' is the Muslim Brotherhood, a Muslim terrorist organization on our watchlist. It will be used to kill US.
No money should be going to any foreign country that is led by Muslims. Not Egypt, not Libya, not Tunesia, not any of those countries who follow Islamic principles that, among other things, want to destroy the US and kill any unbelievers.
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lil dotty, 10/2/2012 2:52:00 AM (No. 8903504)
Kay Granger is a Texan via Ft. Worth as their Mayor for a term or so. Thank you Rep. Granger. Now let's secure the funds (place in the lock box Al Gore made famous) and tell Egypt to beg on the street corner for the money. For too many years we have been ignorant to think we could borrow money and give said money to worthless friends The insanity must end now. Egypt isn't even our friend.
The US is broke and working on being $17T in the hole. The demonrats can stuff it and put that $450M toward the national debt. Why should us taxpayers turn over $450M to Egypt so they can buy more weapons from Russia and China to kill our service members? Oh, that's right. Demonrats consider our service members to be cannon fodder.
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