Exclusive: U.S. lawmaker pushes White House to aid allies in Islamic State fight




 
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February 20th, 2015  
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Topic: Exclusive: U.S. lawmaker pushes White House to aid allies in Islamic State fight


A senior Republican lawmaker wrote to President Barack Obama saying she would do "everything within my power," including holding up spending and introducing legislation to push the administration to provide fighter jets, weapons and other aid to allies fighting Islamic State. Kay Granger, chairwoman of the House of Representatives State and Foreign Operations subcommittee, said Egypt needs F-16 aircraft and other weapons held up since 2013.

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