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August, 2015

  • 24 August

    Cotton Statement on the Revelation that Iran will be Permitted to Inspect its Own Nuclear Facilities

    BY U.S. SENATOR TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the revelation that Iran will be permitted to inspect its own nuclear facilities: “Allowing Iran to inspect its own nuclear facilities is reckless and illustrates yet again that this deal is little more than a dangerous list of concessions made by the United States. ...

  • 17 August

    Senator Cotton Announces New Books Program for Arkansas Schools

    BY U.S. SENATOR TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) announces a new partnership with the Library of Congress to donate surplus books to Arkansas public schools and libraries. The Library of Congress receives 25,000 new books every day. Duplicates are made available to members of Congress free of cost and can then be given to public schools, libraries and non-profit organizations ...

  • 13 August

    Cotton Statement on the EPA’s Release of Toxic Wastewater into Colorado’s Animas River

    BY U.S SENATOR LARRY TEAGUE – Washington, D.C.—  Washington, D.C.—Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s accidental release of toxic wastewater into Colorado’s Animas River on August 5th: “I am deeply troubled by the EPA’s release of toxic wastewater into the Animas River and even more by their failure to appropriately respond to the ...

July, 2015

  • 23 July

    Cotton, Pompeo, Boehner and McConnell Request President Obama Disclose Secret Side Agreements to Iran Nuclear Deal

    BY U.S. SENATOR TOM COTON – Washington, D.C.—Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Congressman Mike Pompeo (KS-04) today joined House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in sending a letter to President Obama requesting two side agreements between the IAEA and Iran be provided to Congress. The letter reads, in part: The purpose of the Iran Nuclear Agreement ...

  • 10 July

    Cotton Statement on the Army’s Announcement of a 40,000 Troop Drawdown

    BY U.S. SENATOR LARRY TEAGUE – Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the Army’s announcement of an accelerated drawdown of 40,000 troops: “President Obama’s decision to accelerate the drawdown of 40,000 active-duty Army troops is a dangerous and unwise gamble—one that America cannot afford to take. From Russian aggression in Ukraine to the Islamic State’s barbaric ...

May, 2015

  • 27 May

    Cotton Statement on Final WOTUS Rule

    BY U.S. SENATOR TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement after the Obama administration released its final WOTUS Rule: “The WOTUS rule released today is just further proof that the Obama administration has little regard for rural America—both as an important sector of the economy and as responsible stewards of the environment. These unprecedented new ...

  • 27 May

    Cotton Statement in Observance of Memorial Day

    BY U.S. SENATOR TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day: “On Memorial Day, we remember those brave Americans who gave what Lincoln called ‘the last, full measure of devotion’ defending our country.  John 15:13 says, ‘Greater  love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life ...

  • 15 May

    In Case You Missed It…

    “As members of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, we have carefully studied this program and are convinced that it’s an integral tool in our fight against terrorism.” BY U.S. SENATOR TOM COTTON – “The system was blinking red … it could not get any worse.” That’s how then-CIA Director George Tenet described the threats against the United States during the summer ...

April, 2015

  • 8 April

    Cotton Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

    BY U.S. SENATOR TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.—Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement on the announcement of a nuclear deal with Iran: “There is no nuclear deal or framework with Iran; there is only a list of dangerous U.S. concessions that will put Iran on the path to nuclear weapons.  Iran will keep a stockpile of enriched uranium and ...

March, 2015

  • 25 March

    President Obama Must Stand With Afghanistan

    BY U.S. SENATOR TOM COTTON – America has waged war and peace in Afghanistan for over 13 years. Our taxpayers have spent much, and our troops have bled and died there in a difficult effort to make America safer. I understand that many Americans are weary with the war, even frustrated, with Afghanistan’s seemingly endless complexities and problems. Few people ...