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Denied: Congress Cuts Off Kerry From Giving Egypt More Foreign Aid

Arby Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 10:08 AM
I could almost support SOME foreign aid if we actually HAD any money. But since 40% of everything we spend is borrowed -- let's see, 40% of $250,000 million is $100 million. So -- we are taking $150 million in taxpayers' money and giving it to Egypt. Then we are borrowing another $100 million from somewhere -- China? -- and giving it to Egypt. And some Hussein Obama appointed clown wants to double or triple that? Sorry, Charlie, you need to get your behind whipped into line.

Funding less-than-friendly foreign governments is probably the last thing the “Brokest Nation in History” should be doing with its taxpayer dollars. Nonetheless, before Congress stopped him, our illustrious secretary of state went rogue and offered Egypt hundreds of millions of dollars more in foreign aid than he was legally authorized to deliver. Fortunately, that idea was quickly nipped in the bud:

Secretary of State John Kerry had hoped to offer considerably more aid to Egypt than the $250 million he announced during his trip to Cairo but was blocked by Congress, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce...