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

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Inhofe introduced the legislation after voting against an amendment by Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulSheriff Clarke denies plagiarism report, calls reporter a 'sleaze bag' GOP talks of narrowing ‘blue-slip’ rule for judges House votes to expand death penalty for police killings 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.”