Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn's Public Statements

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Issue Position: National Security 1/03/15 A Review of the Department of Homeland Security's Missions and Performance 1/03/15 Final Coburn Oversight Report Finds Major Problems in DHS 12/31/14 Dr. Coburn Releases Report on the Fleecing of Taxpayers through Disaster Declarations 12/21/14 President Signs Critical Cyber Security Bills into Law 12/17/14 An Imperfect Storm 12/12/14 Four Bills to Strengthen Nation's Cyber Defenses Head to President's Desk House 12/10/14 Congress Passes Bill to Address Cyber Attacks on Federal Agencies 12/10/14 Senate Passes Bill to Improve Chemical Security Nationwide 12/10/14 Senate Approves Bill to Codify National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center 12/09/14 Senate Approves Bill to Address Cyber Attacks on Federal Agencies 12/01/14 Letter to Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Study of the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program 11/10/14 Value of Terrorism Prevention Centers Remains Unproven 10/29/14 Coburn "Concerned" With White House Reaction to Cyber Breach 9/23/14 Statement by Senator Tom Coburn on the Recent Washington Post Story about the Department of Homeland Security 9/22/14 GAO: Long-term Viability of DHS Consolidation in Question 9/17/14 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nominations of Hon. Sarah Saldaña, Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Russell C. Deyo to be Under Secretary for Management, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and Hon. Mickey D. Barnett to be a Governor, U.S. Postal Service 9/10/14 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Cybersecurity, Terrorism, and Beyond: Addressing Evolving Threats to the Homeland 9/10/14 Paycheck Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed 8/21/14 Inhofe Statement on Illegal Taliban Prisoner Exchange 7/31/14 Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Approves Measure to Improve Safety and Security of Nation's Chemical Facilities 7/29/14 Federal Chemical Security Program in Shambles, New Report Says 7/17/14 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act 5/23/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - ESA is Broken, Help for California Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform 5/22/14 Senators Introduce Retooled Bill to Combat Computer Espionage Against U.S. Companies 5/14/14 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Charting a Path Forward for the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards Program 5/02/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - New Management Efforts at DHS 4/02/14 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Data Breaches 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran 3/05/14 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nominations of L. Reginald Brothers, Jr., to be Under Secretary for Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Hon. Francis X. Taylor to be Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1/08/14 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nomination of John Roth 1/07/14 New GAO Report Finds Weaknesses with DHS's Effort to Upgrade Key Border Enforcement System 12/17/13 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Examining Physical Security for Federal Facilities 12/11/13 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas 12/02/13 Dr. Coburn's Statement on IG Report Showing Serious Weaknesses with DHS's Own Cybersecurity 11/20/13 Committee Reports Secretary of DHS Nomination to Full Senate 11/19/13 Bipartisan Amendment to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure, Save Taxpayer Dollars Filed to Defense Authorization Bill 11/13/13 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nomination of Hon. Jeh C. Johnson to be Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security 11/06/13 Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Advances Bipartisan Bill to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure, Save Taxpayer Dollars 10/31/13 Senators Highlight New GAO Report on Security Clearances 10/25/13 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary US Department of Housing and Urban Development - Sandy Recovery Effort 9/26/13 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn React to Report on Security of Nation's Information Systems 9/19/13 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Continue Oversight in Wake of Navy Yard Shooting 7/25/13 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nomination of Hon. Alejandro N. Mayorkas to be Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security 7/10/13 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon Bombings: Preparing for and Responding to the Attack 6/23/13 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - NSA Surveillance and Immigration Reform 5/26/13 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript - Oklahoma Tornado and Investigating the War on Terror 5/21/13 Dr. Coburn's Statement on Oklahoma Tornadoes 4/30/13 Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Continue Oversight of Boston Bombings 3/29/13 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army and General Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army - Renew Call for Army to Fully Review Contractor Cases With Links to Terrorists Groups