Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy currently faces widespread disapproval from both Egyptian citizens and the international community after declaring immunity from any judicial checks and balances while the country’s new constitution is being drafted. Morsy made the move, which may grant him unlimited power, just one day after helping to negotiate a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas following eight days of air strikes and rocket-fire along the Gaza Strip last week.
He will meet today with Egypt's Supreme Judicial Council, where he'll address criticisms and protests to the new expansion of his powers. Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State under Bill Clinton Jamie Rubin comes to “Starting Point” to discuss the Egyptian leader’s undemocratic power grab. Rubin is current Counselor to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.