Senate bill would allow Obama to waive coup law to restore full US aid package to Egypt

  • by: BRADLEY KLAPPER , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 18, 2013 - 5:20 PM

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel approved a bill Wednesday that would allow the United States to resume its full $1.6 billion aid relationship with Egypt by granting President Barack Obama the power to waive a federal law based on national security. Wider congressional support for the measure is unclear.

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