Egypt slams Inhofe's 'Morsi is our enemy' comments

Inhofe introduced the legislation after voting against an amendment by Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulTrump stumps for Louisiana Senate candidate ahead of runoff Giuliani won't serve in Trump administration Will justice in America be Trumped? MORE (R-Ky.) to automatically cut off funding.

The comments come after President Obama said Egypt was “not an ally” shortly after Morsi's government failed to protect the U.S. embassy in Cairo during protests last Sept. 11. 

“I don’t think that we would consider them an ally, but we don’t consider them an enemy,” Obama told Telemundo at the time. “I think that we are going to have to see how they respond to this incident.”