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Rep. Granger Questions Aid to Pakistan

Friday, 06 May 2011 12:52 PM

U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, who is chairwoman of a key House committee on foreign aid, sent Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton a letter expressing “gave concern” about the aid the United States gives to Pakistan.

granger, clinton, adi, pakistanShe sent the letter after the news of Osama bin Laden’s death at the hands of U.S. Special Forces who found him hiding just outside Islamabad, USA Today reported Friday.

Granger told Clinton that she can’t defend the $190 million in aid that the U.S. set aside for Pakistanis after devastating floods hit the country last year.

"The American taxpayer would be appalled to know that the United States is going to provide cash to the Pakistani government to distribute debit cards to its citizens to rebuild their homes," wrote Granger, chairwoman of the House Appropriations subcommittee that deals with State Department funding and foreign aid.

"My opposition to the program has only been heightened by the discovery of the most notorious terrorist of the world living hundreds of yards from a Pakistani military installation," she said.

Bin laden's death in a compound about a mile from the Pakistan Military Academy has sparked questions about the U.S.-Pakistan relationship.

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