Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) on Thursday slammed calls that an aid package for tornado victimes in his home state not be offset with other spending cuts.

In a heated exchange on MSNBC, Coburn defended his previous comments that Oklahoma may not need a supplemental aid package because of funds already in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s account.

He also noted that ai aid package for Oklahoma City after the 1995 terrorist bombing was offset with other spending cuts.

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