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

RodT Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 11:04 AM
What sort of leadership is this, can't afford to let the people into their paid for White House, because they don't have the $18,000 a week, but are more then willing to borrow million from China, on the credit of our children, to give to people that hate us? By the way, just how much to they pay these volunteers, that do the tours? $18,000 a week? Maybe someone in the House should be looking at these tour folks too.

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...