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Sen. Coburn: I Could Cut $9 Trillion From Budget

By Hiram Reisner   |   Sunday, 17 Jul 2011 12:09 PM

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. plans to propose an ambitious plan to cut Tom Coburn, Budget, Debt Limitthe federal budget — even though it has virtually no chance of becoming law, Politico reports.

Appearing Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation," Coburn said that $9 trillion can be cut from the budget in 10 years — and he plans to lay out how to slash $1 trillion from the Pentagon, another $500 billion from discretionary spending and save "trillions" from overhauling entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security.



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Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. plans to propose an ambitious plan to cut the federal budget even though it has virtually no chance of becoming law, Politico reports. Appearing Sunday on CBS's Face the Nation, Coburn said that $9 trillion can be cut from the budget in 10...
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