Several US citizens have been barred from leaving Egypt — including Sam LaHood, son of US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
The younger LaHood directs the Egypt Program of the International Republican Institute.
Egypt accuses the Institute and other non-profit organizations of illegally funding civil society groups in Egypt.
Lisa Mullins gets more on the story from New York Times reporter David Kirkpatrick.
US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, whose son is one of several Americans being kept from leaving Egypt. (Photo: Washington State DOT)