Vern Buchanan: Suspend Aid to Egypt


U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, was on cable news Friday morning announcing his plans to introduce legislation to suspend the $2 billion a year the U.S. spends in aid to Egypt in protest of Mohamed Morsi’s apparent power-grab.

He added that with the U.S. on the brink of its own “fiscal cliff” the nation needs to reassess all $52 billion a year spent in foreign aid.

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“I think we should be speaking up,” Buchanan said on Fox News’s “Fox and Friends.” “This is clearly a power grab, that’s why people are in the street and that’s why I will call for legislation that we freeze the foreign aid until [Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi] gets back on a [path] that makes sense.”

Buchanan later went on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to continue his call.

“We’re going bankrupt if we don’t figure out how to do this in a big way,” said Buchanan. “I know how this works after being in business for over 30 years. At the end of the day, you get in the room and don’t leave until it’s done.”




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Duane overholt
7:16PM DEC 7TH 2012
When you want to avoid having to work on campaign promises then you find another object to place attention on.

Vern promised jobs and also ran on the fact that he was a businessman whom could make voters life’s better. Well when are you going to show all of us common folks how it is done.

What is the secret of the secret. OR IS IT ILLEGAL SO YOU CAN'T DISCLOSE IT.

According to former partners, employees and consumers your success is based on getting others to commit illegal acts to make you money---a lot of money.

In the auto industry; when a question is asked that you will not or cannot disclose the answer---then you are trained to move the subject to another issue. In this case jobs-better life-protect voters assets. MOVE to international politics.
Duane Overholt
John Doe
8:03AM MAR 12TH 2013
Your a piece of [filtered word] child molester duane overholt your own niece there's a special place in hell for u and your going to die alone

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