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US Congress split on cutting off aid to Egypt

Published: 08.19.13, 15:36 / Israel News

Members of Congress are split over whether the US should cut off military aid to Egypt, highlighting the difficult choices facing the Obama administration amid spiraling violence on the streets of an important Middle East ally.


Democratic leaders have generally supported the president's approach. But on Sunday, Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison said he would end aid to Egypt. Ellison is the first Muslim elected to Congress. (AP)


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