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Peter -- downs following violent protests and sparked.
In Egypt in response to president Mohamed Morsi in his recent power grab -- -- this week good morning Peter.
And -- this morning the supreme judicial council in Egypt came out and said president -- -- power grab is an unprecedented.
On judicial independence and they're calling on him.
To reverse it.
The US government has also said more -- move to make all his decisions above the law and free from judicial review and tell.
A new parliament is elected is surprising.
Just this week -- played a key role in the Gaza cease fire negotiations and on Wednesday.
President Obama called president -- to thank him for his efforts and to reaffirm the close partnership between the United States.
And Egypt but last night the State Department issued a statement expressing their reservations.
About what more -- is doing and made clear that in their view.
The actions he's taking conflict.
What the ideas that fueled the Arab Spring a year ago the State Department says.
One of the aspirations of the revolution was to ensure that power would not be -- -- concentrated in the hands.
Of anyone person or institution.
The current constitutional vacuum in Egypt can only be resolved by the adoption of a constitution that includes checks and balances.
And respects fundamental freedoms individual rights and the rule of law.
Consistent with Egypt's international commitments.
Another critic former Director General of the IAEA Mohamed ElBaradei is more want instead on Twitter two days ago Morsi usurped all state powers and appointed himself Egypt's new pharaoh.
A major blow to the revolution that could have dire.
It's been only a little more than five months since -- became Egypt's first democratically elected president.
And it anti Morsi protests today Egyptian army officers are reportedly handing out leaflets saying the protests are in fact legitimate.
I feel thanks Peter Doocy live for us in DC let's waste no time --
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