Oklahoma Senator and top Republican budget cutting advocate Tom Coburn spoke in favor of the sequester on Tuesday, saying the nation "needs" that to happen.
The comments, made on CNBC, back Larry Kudlow's own insistence that sequester will actually boost the economy because lower government spending gives the private sector more room to grow.
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On Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama gave a stark warning about the sequester, calling it a "dumb way to do things."
"This work, along with hundreds of thousands of jobs, is currently in jeopardy because of politics in Washington," Obama said to shipyard workers in Newsport News, Virginia.