The Obama Administration has requested to the US Congress for a steep decline in its economic and security aid to Pakistan for the year 2014, a latest Congressional report has said.
The top Republican lawmaker, Ted Poe called the country "Benedict Arnold", the most well-known traitor in American history.
US Senator Rand Paul has been blocked from attaching an amendment to the farm bill that would withhold US aid to Pakistan.
General Martin Dempsey has said that Senate lawmakers made the right call by voting to trim aid to Pakistan.
Members of the US Congress have cast a substantial 335 votes against the Pakistan Terrorism Accountability Act 2012 bill.
The Senate committee did not specify any amount for economic aid to Pakistan for fiscal 2012.
Lawmakers argue that civilian aid is crucial in the long-run to strengthen democratic institutions.
The Obama Administration has dismissed demands of a group of lawmakers that US should stop aid to Pakistan in the aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Pakistan is set to be Britain`s biggest aid recipient by 2015.
US forces, with Pakistan`s help, are fighting war against Taliban and Qaeda.
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