Why is the US giving F16s to Egypt?
Rep. Louie Gohmert wants answers
- Duration 3:55
- Date Jan 24, 2013
Rep. Louie Gohmert wants answers
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And all -- Egypt's president Mohamed Morsi has insulted our commander in chief insulted our allies attempted a power grab.
By disbanding the judiciary but despite all that the US is about to reward them.
The US is providing Egypt with sixteen fighter jets 200 tanks this is an American F sixteen with -- Egyptian flag on it.
It's all part of an -- deal again they're not buying it made back in 2010 but considering his comments should we -- On talk about his comments it was closing off record 2010 what they will he really thinks of Israel as well -- -- right at Texas congressman -- go homered.
Congressman I did you find out about this.
Well actually we heard -- report in the news.
-- this -- something that came advertising on Capitol Hill.
It is just outrageous but -- it's consistent with what we found out is actually.
Foreign policy the foreign policy is what difference does it make.
What differences -- -- can we give our.
But are sworn enemies people who want to wipe his well not solve the map showing give -- the method to -- -- what's the what's the big deal.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Even though he was good to costs should we haven't been not been giving Egypt -- all those other years did you like the -- he governed.
Now -- it.
We were not interfering with the internal situation in these countries.
But Mubarak had a great much -- this country.
Throws our allies under the bus.
They've done it with the northern alliance that -- the Taliban in Afghanistan.
That did it with Poland we had to deal with them.
Before -- defensive weapons.
They've done it repeatedly.
And as a West African told me when I was over there a couple of years ago he said we were so excited when you elected a black president.
But please tell people in Washington.
Stop getting -- incurred the world sees you getting -- don't do that would you put us in jeopardy or putting ourselves in jeopardy when we're sending jets.
-- man who -- our leader.
Whose only two and a Macy's said in the past or Israel in the united.
And look at these Jessica was -- -- at sixteen you know we got to knock off so to speak to basically have the frames and don't have the up to date material.
But this is it this is what our -- we understand this is where are all pilots use.
Our own here -- which implements.
I mean this is got everything -- latest generation right.
So -- -- the Pentagon says delaying or canceling deliveries of the F sixteen aircraft.
Would undermine our efforts to address our regional security interest to a more capable Egyptian military that make you feel better.
Now it's in saying yes.
The jets would help our Middle East securities.
If we gave them until friends the friends are called Israel.
This is gonna help give Egypt an edge.
Over Israel they'll have more of -- things and Israel as I understand it this is insane.
Well I would say it's lunacy that were bunch of lunatics but we voted three -- nine to one in December not to use award went to take anymore.
I was the one dissenting vote -- you -- -- I understand.
And finally what do you say people go at least they left the Egyptian Israeli peace agreement intact and this is and this is a reward for that.
You know in Egypt -- go back to September not -- -- this administration.