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Two congressional delegations are visiting Egypt this week
Congressman Mike Rogers heads latest delegation to meet with Egyptian government officials
Delegation met with civic, religious leaders during “routine visit”
Obama signed the massive bill, passed by Congress this week in a rare budget truce, in front of officials from his Office of Management and Budget.
New bill facilitates the return of military aid to Egypt following its suspension in July
It is an unusual tack for an industry known for its strong Capitol Hill presence on every issue from taxes to pollution rules to international trade.
A group from the House State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Committee is expected to conduct aid-related talks with Egyptian officials
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Obama had hoped to use the trip to make progress in concluding initial talks on a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.
Chairman of the House of Representative’s Oversight and Government Reform Committee met with General Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi on Wednesday
Representatives support army, condemn Brotherhood
The statement labelled the Egyptian media “irresponsible” for claims that Obama financially supports the Brotherhood
Members of Congress and civil society heads call Egypt’s transition a “mess,” lobby Morsi for pardons for convicted NGO workers
Revolutions in Middle East and North Africa are chance to correct restrained markets, says de Soto
IMF may offer a ‘bridge loan’ to Egypt in the meantime as short term financing solution
A United States Republican congresswoman blocked the planned cash transfer of $450 million to the Egyptian government On Friday. Texas congresswoman Kay Granger, who heads the Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, released a statement that read, “this proposal comes to Congress at a point when the US-Egypt relationship has never been under more …