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-- new reaction from the White House this morning after the Egyptian military's ouster of president Mohamed Morsi.
White house Press Secretary Jay Carney now saying that the Obama administration is not ready to call this move.
A clue here he is in the briefing yesterday.
Say that we are going to take.
The time necessary to review what has taken place and to monitor efforts by.
Egyptian authorities to forge an inclusive and democratic way forward.
I think it would not be in the best interest of the United States.
Our assistance programs to Egypt we think -- -- that we think it would not be in the best interest the United States to do that.
My sympathy with Kentucky Republican senator Graham Paul thinks about this -- on the foreign relations committee and says -- S senator welcome back to the program good to have you here this morning.
What's your reaction to -- Jay Carney had to say there.
Well let me translate what Jay Carney saying for the president you have to translated what he's really saying is I'm going to ignore the law.
The law says that -- a military to happens foreign aid should end we're not supposed to be in favor of supporting.
Military overthrew a democratic look democratically elected government.
I'm no fan of the Muslim Brotherhood out of -- which have given them money either because they occurred after a military coup as well.
But if the president says this is not a two.
He's flouting the law and he's outright saying I will not -- -- the law because I am above the law that's a problem with this president.
-- and it is interesting there is as you say a -- on the -- -- says after military code we have to withhold aid until we can determine.
That we're really you know giving money to add process of democracy that's that's the benchmark.
But and made the administration -- also point out recently used -- that law in that Molly.
In as somewhat similar situation in the in the other way but let's go back to this because they're saying that it is that a democratic uprising that's happened in the streets.
And that is what led to this is and they want to be supportive of that so they don't -- -- you know cut the purse strings to quickly.
And have that backfire on the democratic effort that's going hot.
Well let's put this in American terms.
Tea Party your showed up on the mall to protest obamacare.
Does that mean the military should replace President Obama with the Republican.
Would that be okay would that be a military to.
It's ridiculous on the face of this to say this is not a military to.
What this is the president saying I am above the law and I deem it not to be proper to Obey the law at this point.
And that's the problem with this presidency is he really has no concern for the rule of law.
-- if you're president Rand Paul and all of this was happening on your watch.
You're saying that you would yank that away you'd you'd take that money away at right now and the day -- that coup happened.
So literally -- -- -- the law the law says no foreign -- here's the other thing 70% of egyptians don't like the law don't like the money even coming to them.
If you're on the receiving end of -- trying -- Or tear -- paid for with American foreign aid do you think you're happy that we're sending money -- -- government.
That is beating people on the streets so no I don't think it even -- friendship.
Why the egyptians burn American flags -- not like America it's because they see the money we go given to their government.
Who imprisons them without trial who has indefinite detention.
You can see -- this isn't helping with friendship with the Egyptian people it's buying friends in special areas are special interest within Egyptian society.
But not with the people.
We give one point six billion dollars.
The -- numbers have -- a little bit over the past few years but it's certain that the second largest amount of aid that we give to any country Israel.
Of course is the first in terms of foreign aid and you know what when you look at that.
Egypt and Israel are our two closest allies notwithstanding you know the recent activity on the ground in Egypt.
And the long tradition of that it's -- must be maintained or we could risk you know giving up.
Any influence in that region.
On the big supporter of our alliance with Israel and nothing should come between that.
But I would say that were also big allies -- Britain and we don't send them any money.
The best thing that is and what is in the best interest of every country.
Is self sufficiency but what I've said is why don't we start by not sending money to enemies of Israel.
And I don't think Egypt is it to be counted on as a great friend of Israel I don't think the Syrian Islamic rebels are great friends of Israel wouldn't give them money your arms also.
I don't think that it's a good idea to continue to fund the Muslim countries that are surrounding Israel.
I added about what one quick question in terms of the president he didn't mention this when he came out spoke yesterday are you surprised that he hasn't articulated more.
Himself on us.
He has a few scandals and he's trying to keep up with you may not have gotten to this when -- We that there -- pop thank you very much within -- time.
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