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“I don’t know of any program that was eliminated. I don’t know of any duplication that was eliminated. I don’t know of anything that’s set in stone that it can’t be reversed with a vote of 60 people in the Senate,” Coburn said, adding that “98 percent of this thing, nothing happens on for another year and five months. We didn’t cut spending to increase the likelihood we can protect our debt limit. I think [for] the politicians it was great theater, but in the long run, the country lost.”
“There’s an $830 billion increase in discretionary spending over the next 10 years under this — $830 billion — almost a trillion dollars more we’re going to spend,” he said. “So we’re playing the Washington game again, where we call a cut a slowdown in spending versus what America thinks of a cut, that I am going to spend less next year than I did this.
Originally posted by anon72
So, why now? Why didn't he walk out to the main floor of the house and yell at the top of his lungs that this thing Sucks for the American people?
A little late now.