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Sen. Patrick Leahy: U.S. law requires pulling foreign aid to Egypt because of military coup

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Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., called for an end to foreign aid for Egypt, saying that the military coup that took place today disqualifies the new government from receiving American assistance under U.S. law. “[O]ur law is clear: U.S. aid is cut off when a democratically elected government is deposed by military coup or decree,” Leahy said today.  “As we work on the...

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