Politics Breaking News: Obama Halts Delivery of F-16s to Egypt Given 'current Situation'

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The Pentagon said President Barack Obama has decided to halt the delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Egypt for an undetermined period due to the "current situation" on the ground there The chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee released letters from Pentagon officials defending the military's system for handling sexual assault cases, fending off a fellow Democratic senator's plan for sweeping changes to deal with the rise in sexual assaults. U.S. President Barack Obama sought to inject momentum into his economic and domestic policy agenda with a speech designed to clarify his vision for his second term and hammer Republicans in the House of Representatives for getting in his way.

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