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Egypt-US Relations / Trying Americans #1014141

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 05, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Cairo: Alex Marquardt) The diplomatic tensions over the case of 19 Americans who might be tried in Egypt for NGO meddling examined; details given about Sam LaHood, son of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who works for the pro-democracy IRI. [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - says there is no basis for these investigations.] The security vacuum in Egypt since former President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down and the rift in US-Egypt relations noted. [WOMAN - complains.]

(Studio: David Muir, Christiane Amanpour) How the military government is under pressure so it reverts to blaming foreigners for their troubles and how US has leverage via its foreign aid to Egypt discussed.

Muir, David;
Marquardt, Alex;
Christiane, David Muir,

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