McCain threatens to end aid to Egypt

Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, criticized Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's decision to give himself near-absolute power.

In this Friday Nov. 23, 2012, photo, Egyptians watch a burning police vehicle while security forces pump volleys of tear gas at thousands of pro-democracy protesters clashing with riot police near Tahrir Square in Cairo. Supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi clashed in the worst violence since he took office, while he defended a decision to give himself near-absolute power to root out what he called "weevils eating away at the nation of Egypt." (AP Photo/Mohammed Shokry)

In this Friday Nov. 23, 2012, photo, Egyptians watch a burning police vehicle while security forces pump volleys of tear gas at thousands of pro-democracy protesters clashing with riot police near Tahrir Square in Cairo. Supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi clashed in the worst violence since he took office, while he defended a decision to give himself near-absolute power to root out what he called "weevils eating away at the nation of Egypt." (AP Photo/Mohammed Shokry)

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