Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn blames Congress for overlapping federal programs

Republican Sen. Tom Coburn says Congress creates programs but doesn’t grade them or monitor them, as Government Accountability Office releases second annual report on duplication

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: February 29, 2012
WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Coburn said Tuesday that Congress is to blame for the duplicative and overlapping federal programs exposed in the second annual report by the Government Accountability Office that targets such areas as food safety and veterans care.
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