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"It was a coup and it was the second time in two and a half years that we have seen the military step in," McCain said on CBS's "Face the Nation."
"Reluctantly I believe that we have to suspend aid until such time as there is a new constitution and a free and fair election,” McCain added.
. . .
“Morsi was a terrible president, their economy is in terrible shape thanks to their policies but the fact is the United States should not be supporting this coup. And it's a tough call," McCain added.
The White House is declining to call Morsi’s removal a coup. Using that language could trigger laws which would block the U.S. from sending the $1.5 billion in annual aid provided to Egypt.
Originally posted by olaru12
John McCain hasn't had an original thought in years. He parrots back what some in the GOP tell him to say.
Originally posted by NOTurTypical
reply to post by Wrabbit2000
Who cares what McCain says, he's an embarrassment to Arizona.