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.

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi speaks to supporters outside the Presidential Palace in Cairo on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. MENA, Egypt's official news agency, says the country's highest body of judges has called the president's recent decrees an "unprecedented assault on the independence of the judiciary and its rulings." In a statement carried by MENA on Saturday, the Supreme Judicial Council said it regrets the declarations Mr. Morsi issued Thursday. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi speaks to supporters outside the Presidential Palace in Cairo on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. MENA, Egypt's official news agency, says the country's highest body of judges has called the president's recent decrees an "unprecedented assault on the independence of the judiciary and its rulings." In a statement carried by MENA on Saturday, the Supreme Judicial Council said it regrets the declarations Mr. Morsi issued Thursday. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

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