Skip to comments.Leahy Holds Up Egypt’s Apache Attack Helicopters
Posted on 06/12/2014 6:56:11 PM PDT by Nachum
A U.S. senator is blocking the delivery of 10 U.S. Apache attack helicopters urgently sought by the Egyptian government since last spring to battle al Qaeda terrorists in the Sinai peninsula.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) has prevented all U.S. military assistance to the Egyptians, asserting the Egyptian government had violated human rights in ousting the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood regime.
Leahy imposed the hold on the aircraft five days after the Pentagon announced the helicopters were urgently needed to fight terrorism and would be delivered.
White House and State Department officials said this week they are working with Congress to follow through with the transfer of the helicopters, purchased under U.S. military assistance to Cairo.
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How dare Egypt throw out our terrorist buddies!
===> Vermont supports al Qaeda.
===> DNC supports al Qaeda
Now, America knows further exactly
how and why the Enemy has been aided by Congress.
It was Lahey in Vermont.
Give aid to the terrorists and deny it to our allies. Typical traitor behavior.
No greater danger to anyone or thing than a liberal with authority.
Where’s he been hiding ?
Under the Resolute. Didn’t you hear a huge sucking sound?
It is simply astounding that fool can equate human rights with the Muslim brotherhood. Even for a Dim that is stupid.