Skip to comments.US Denies Urging Early Egyptian Elections
Posted on 07/02/2013 12:44:29 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
The State Department is denying reports that the U.S. is calling on Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to schedule early elections.
"The reports that we have been urging early elections are inaccurate," State spokesman Jen Psake said at her briefing on Tuesday.
She said the U.S. has called for Egypt to allow protests and to respect democracy, both publicly and in private, but that the U.S. had not called for early elections, The Hill reported.
Psaki's statement follows a report by CNN that the U.S. had called on Morsi to hold early elections.
"We are saying to him, 'Figure out a way to go for new elections,'" one senior official told CNN. "That may be the only way that this confrontation can be resolved."
National Security Council Spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan disputed the characterization that the administration is urging elections saying, "It is not accurate that the United States is 'urging' President Morsy to call early elections. President Obama has encouraged President Morsy to take steps to show that he is responsive to the concerns of the Egyptian people and underscored that the current crisis can only be resolved through a political process. As the President has made clear since the revolution, only Egyptians can make the decisions that will determine their future.
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Vacillate. Vacillate. Dance to the muuusic.
That goes from the Liar In Chief on down to the lowest democrat stooge in the IRS and Justice Department.
Does anyone believe these Sons of B’s anymore?
Mursi announced early Tuesday morning that he would pursue his own plan for national reconciliation
Morsi's plan is simple...it's called SHARIA LAW.
But apparently the people of Egypt are not buying it. 14 million out of 84 million marched in the streets demanding Morsi resign on Sunday.
And apparently the Egyptian Military (which has been trained by US advisors, either in Egypt or in the US) is not buying it either. As stated, the military issued a 48 hour ultimatum to Morsi to either find common ground with the opposition, or be deposed.
And the military has announced its governance plan should it intervene. Guess what...that plan sounds very familiar. Oh! I know, it is almost exactly the way Hosni Mubarak governed the country. You know, the guy who kept the peace for over 20 years. Who was our ally. Who strongly went after extremist Islamics like the Muslim Brotherhood, who helped the US in the war on terror, and who ensured that peaceful Christian worshippers were protected (who are now being actually crucified in the open and their churches burned).
But Obama changed all of that when he helped the opposition over throw our ally, Mubarak. He did so in a fashion that was very reminiscent of what Carter did in Iran...which led to the Ayotollahs and the fundamental Islamic state that has been in place since.
Obama has dealt treacherously with our allies, with US interests in the region, and with the US Constitution.
I wish to God the American people had the gumption to stand against Obama as the people of Egyptians stood against Morsi last Sunday. 14 mnillion out of 84 million Egyptians would mean something over 50 million Americans marching for Obama's resignation.
US leading from 0bama’s behind again.
So I just really want to make sure I have it straight this time. All of the current protesters are non-violent, freedom loving types who want to overthrow the existing government so they can live happily ever after in a western style democracy. Am I right?
I just want to be sure there’s no chance they’ll end up with an even more radically Islamic dictatorship, right?
I never have.
Of course not. Demoncracy will triumph and march on.