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  • Lawmakers push to restructure Egypt aid

    03/20/2013 7:41:58 AM PDT · by yoe · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 18,2013 | Patricia Zengerle
    Lawmakers have seized upon a domestic spending bill as a chance to tighten controls on how Egypt's Islamist government can use well over $1 billion in military and other aid that Washington sends to Cairo each year.[snip]Washington provides $1.3 billion per year in military aid to Egypt. The United States also said early this month it would give the country $250 million in budget aid after Mursi promised to make the painful economic reforms necessary to secure an International Monetary Fund loan. The senators - Rubio, fellow Republicans John McCain, James Inhofe, and Rand Paul, and Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy,...