Jeh Johnson, nominated by President Obama to be the next Homeland Security Secretary, took shortcuts in responding to questions put to him by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the ranking Republican said on Wednesday.

“I’m extremely disturbed by the responses to the questionnaire, because the staff both — either the legislative staff or the White House — has cut and pasted identical answers to 23 questions in your form — in your response – identical responses to that of other nominees before this committee,” Sen. Tom Coburn said in his opening remarks.

“So they’re not you’re answers,” Coburn said. “They’re their answers.”

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