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Watch: Former GOP senator says Washington has too much power – and lawmakers don’t care

Published in Blog on December 05, 2017 by Convention of States Project

If government overreach and out-of-control spending scares you, you’re definitely not alone.

Former Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma opened up about why he left Washington and how frustrating it is to watch lawmakers push their power past the bounds of the Constitution today on “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson.”

“What is the solution that will actually cause us to start addressing the real diseases that are undermining our freedoms?” he asked.

Our leaders need to balance the budget, limit spending, and restore the balance and separation of power that our founders intended – so why don’t they? Watch the clip (above) to hear Coburn’s ideas for scaling back government.

You can listen to the full interview here.


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