Sep 29, 2012

Obama to give ~$.5 Billion to Egypt / Syria. GOP blocks move.

The head of a House panel that oversees foreign aid is blocking $450 million in U.S. assistance to Egypt.
Republican Rep. Kay Granger of Texas said in a statement Friday that the State Department notified Congress of plans to transfer the money to the new government of President Mohammed Morsi. Granger says she isn't convinced of the urgent need for the aid and is putting a hold on the funds.

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