GOP Sen. Coburn: House Republicans ‘Made A Mistake In Not Supporting Plan B’

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) paid a visit to CBS’ Face the Nation on Sunday, where Norah O’Donnell questioned him about his party and their approach to the fiscal cliff negotiations. Looking to his political counterparts in the House, Coburn said they should have come together to pass Speaker John Boehner‘s “Plan B.”

On the issue of increased revenue, O’Donnell asked whether “Boehner part of the problem? Sen. Reid said he’s running a dictatorship.”

“I don’t think so at all,” Coburn replied. The House has passed a lot of things, he said, whereas there’s been inaction in the Senate, and “that’s the majority leader’s prerogative.”

“I think Speaker Boehner has done a good job with the members that he has,” he continued. “I think they made a mistake in not supporting Plan B. We would have modified it and sent it back, and then they would have had it make a decision on it.”

Coburn pointed to the increased in the size of the government, noting that “nobody in Washington is doing anything to fix the growth of the government to where we have one that we can afford.”

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