October 4, 2012

Financial Aid to Egypt: What's the Rush?

Elliott Abrams, Pressure Points

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Texas Rep. Kay Granger has put a hold on $450 million in aid to Egypt, and this has caused consternation in the Obama administration.

Granger is a member of the Committee on Appropriations and chairs the subcommittee on foreign operations, so she is a powerful figure.

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