Transcript for Egypt in Revolt: Judges Join Protest Against President
Egypt tonight spreading protests after the new president they're made a -- for more power this weekend Egyptian president -- forcing it helped broker that new truce between Israel and Hamas. But it's what he did next now causing outrage in a region already on the -- ABC's Alex -- court in the region again tonight. The birthplace of Egypt's revolution. -- square today again filled with protesters calling for the downfall of another president. Last week president Mohamed -- -- placed himself above any oversight. Declaring that quote the president may take the necessary actions and measures to protect the country and the goals of the revolution. More -- office says he's trying to blunt and punish remnants of the old regime. But there's now no judiciary or legislative body to keep him in check and many egyptians are attacking his near absolute power. -- -- -- And you didn't -- And United States which once sought Egypt -- its closest Arab ally says more seized power -- is against the spirit of the revolution. The president's office says the moves are just temporary but many aren't buying it. And now supporters and opponents of the president are planning a large protest for Tuesday proof that almost two years later this revolution isn't over.
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