Egypt

Bachmann, Gohmert And King's Surreal Egyptian Presser Blames Muslim Brotherhood For 9/11

Bachmann, Gohmert And King's Surreal Egyptian Presser Blames Muslim Brotherhood For 9/11

Tea party-backed Representatives Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and Steve King (R-IA) on Saturday held a press conference in Egypt to thank the country's military for overthrowing the elected government, and at one point even seemed to suggest that the Muslim Brotherhood had been behind the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States.
David Brooks: Decision To Go To Congress On Syria 'Unfortunate'

David Brooks: Decision To Go To Congress On Syria 'Unfortunate'

PBS Newshour regular David Brooks complains about President Obama's decision to go to the Congress and have them vote on military intervention in Syria and claims not being able to move the obstructionists there is going to ruin his credibility.
This Is What Democracy Looks Like?!?

This Is What Democracy Looks Like?!?

Egypt state television and security officials say troops moved to clear supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, with reports of the dead and injured differing substantially.
Rep. Peter King: Senator Paul Reminds Me Of Hitler Appeasers

Rep. Peter King: Senator Paul Reminds Me Of Hitler Appeasers

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul may have attempted to cry uncle in his ongoing feud with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, but if anyone thought the infighting among Republicans was going to be over any time soon, they're sadly mistaken. Rep. Peter King got his digs in on Paul during an interview on CNN this Wednesday and said the senator's views reminded him of Hitler appeasers in the '30's.

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Morsi Supporters Killed In Cairo

At least 42 Morsi supporters were killed early Monday in Cairo and an estimated 300 injured, allegedly while at morning prayers at the Republican Guard compound—and the Muslim Brotherhood is calling for an uprising in response.