19 Mar '13, 1pm

$370Million in non-defense aid to #Pakistan in 2012, but cut our own #Military Tuition Assistance??? Unacceptable.

$370Million in non-defense aid to #Pakistan in 2012, but cut our own #Military Tuition Assistance??? Unacceptable.

Why is the U.S. funding higher education for its "Benedict Arnold ally" Pakistan when the Pentagon is cutting tuition assistance for American troops? That's the question Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, asked as he prepared to introduce a bill Tuesday to give Pakistan aid the "sequester" treatment -- halting the money until U.S. tuition assistance is restored. "Why are we funding education programs for our Benedict Arnold ally when we can't fund -- or don't fund -- the education for our military? And to Pakistan of all places, where hatred for America is at its highest. Washington should watch its spending and prioritize," Poe said on the floor Monday. "It's time, Mr. Speaker, to sequester Pakistan." Poe is the latest congressional lawmaker to try and short-circuit the tuition assistance cuts, which the administration began to make in light of the sequester. Last week, Sens. Jim Inh...

Full article: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/03/19/rep-blasts-hig...

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