Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) held a press conference to unveil his new report that outlined ways the Defense Department could save $67.9 billion over ten years. Senator Coburn on Defense Department Budget Cuts - C-SPAN Video Library Another c-span video. 16 minutes. This guy really knows his numbers and understands the material. I would love to see his ideas included in budget talks. on the fiscal cliff: "In the long term we are going to fix the problem, because people are going to stop lending us money."