Senator Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn's Public Statements

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Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Callie, Katie, Sarah
Birth Date: 03/14/1948
Birth Place: Casper, WY
Home City: Muskogee, OK
Religion: Baptist
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Issue Position: National Security 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 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 Ranking Member Coburn's Statement on 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 Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs - 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 3/12/13 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 2/25/13 Letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano - On Sequestration 1/28/13 Letter to President Obama, McCaskill Urges President to Fill Watchdog Positions at Six Federal Agencies 12/28/12 Department of Defense Appropriations Act 12/28/12 Department of Defense Appropriations Act - Continued 12/27/12 Department of Defense Appropriations Act - Continued 12/21/12 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran 12/19/12 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran 12/18/12 Department of Defense Appropriations Act 11/11/12 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript 10/03/12 Investigative Report Criticizes Counterterrorism Reporting, Waste at State & Local Intelligence Fusion Centers 7/17/12 Hearing of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - U.S. Vulnerabilities to Money Laundering, Drugs, and Terrorist Financing: HSBC Case History 6/06/12 Coburn Releases New Report on Unspent Federal Dollars 5/09/12 Investor's Business Daily - Defusing Our Debt Bomb With a $2 Trillion Stimulus 5/25/11 Federal Duplication Costs Taxpayers Billions GAO Points to Overlaps, Inefficiencies in Agencies, Programs 5/02/11 Dr. Coburn's Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden 12/20/10 Dr. Coburn Releases New Oversight Report: "Wastebook 2010: A Guide to Some of the Most Wasteful Government Spending of 2010 11/18/10 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton Secretary of State 5/07/10 Notice Of Intent To object To Proceeding On May 5, 2010