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 protesters gather outside the country's high court in Cairo on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Egypt's highest body of judges slammed on Saturday a recent decision by the president to grant himself near-absolute power, calling the move an "unprecedented assault" on the judiciary. The statement from the Supreme Judicial Council came as hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police outside the downtown courthouse. (AP Photo/Mohammed Asad)

Egyptian protesters gather outside the country's high court in Cairo on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Egypt's highest body of judges slammed on Saturday a recent decision by the president to grant himself near-absolute power, calling the move an "unprecedented assault" on the judiciary. The statement from the Supreme Judicial Council came as hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police outside the downtown courthouse. (AP Photo/Mohammed Asad)

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