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May, 2016

  • 27 May

    Armed Services Committee Members Press President for Timely Decision on U.S. Troop Levels in Afghanistan

    Armed Services Committee Members Press President for Timely Decision on U.S. Troop Levels in Afghanistan Washington, DC— Yesterday Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and nine members of the Senate Armed Services Committee sent a letter to President Obama regarding U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan. “A timely decision on U.S. force levels is necessary so that our allies and partners can generate forces ...

  • 26 May

    ICYMI: Cotton Questions Officials About the Obama Administration’s Changing Story on the Full Amount of Iran Sanctions Relief

    ICYMI: Cotton Questions Officials About the Obama Administration’s Changing Story on the Full Amount of Iran Sanctions Relief Click Here To Watch The Video In Full In case you missed it— Today, during a Senate Banking Committee hearing Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) questioned Mr. Adam J. Szubin, Acting Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes and the Honorable ...

  • 25 May

    ICYMI: Cotton Blasts “Bitter, Vulgar, Incoherent Ramblings” and “Cancerous Leadership” of Minority Leader Harry Reid

    In case you missed it— Earlier today, Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) spoke on the Senate floor about Minority Leader Harry Reid’s needless delay of Senate consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act.  A full transcript of his remarks are below. You can download a video of his remarks here. “It’s an honor to serve in the Senate, it’s an honor to serve ...

  • 25 May

    Cotton Statement on Arkansas’s Medical Rate Filling Requests for 2017

    Cotton Statement on Arkansas’s Medical Rate Filling Requests for 2017 Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on Arkansas’s medical rate filling requests for 2017: “Today, Arkansans received the grim news that they’ll pay up to 24 percent more for individual market health insurance—a massive increase that will have a devastating impact on families and individuals across ...

  • 20 May

    Cotton Column: Obamacare Court Decisions

    Cotton Column: Obamacare Court Decisions Note: In an effort to ensure you all are receiving our columns in a timely manner, please reply and let me know if you plan to run Sen. Cotton’s column in your paper. You will find a high-resolution photo attached or for download here. Recently, there have been two important Obamacare-related decisions in our courts that impact Arkansans. ...

  • 18 May

    Cotton Statement on Reports that a U.S. Attorney’s Office is Investigating the Russian Olympic Doping Scheme

    Cotton Statement on Reports that a U.S. Attorney’s Office is Investigating the Russian Olympic Doping Scheme Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on reports that a U.S. Attorney’s office is investigating Russia’s state-sponsored Olympic doping scheme: “I welcome reports that a U.S. Attorney’s office is investigating Russia’s state-sponsored Olympic doping scheme.  But the Department of Justice ...

  • 16 May

    Cotton Statement on SCOTUS Obamacare Contraception Mandate Case

    Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s order in Zubik v. Burwell: “Today’s Supreme Court order instructs the Obama administration to do what it should have done in the first place: give due respect to the sincere beliefs of the Little Sisters of the Poor and other people of faith.  In the rush to impose Obamacare ...

  • 16 May

    Cotton Statement in Observance of National Peace Officers Memorial Day

    Cotton Statement in Observance of National Peace Officers Memorial Day Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton today released the following statement in observance of National Peace Officers Memorial Day: “Today we remember those law enforcement officers who laid down their lives protecting our communities. These men and women confronted danger head-on to protect others and gave the full measure of devotion to ...

  • 16 May

    Cotton Responds to More EPA Negligence in Flint EPA official in 2015: “LEAD!…Big Worries Here”

    Cotton Responds to More EPA Negligence in Flint EPA official in 2015: “LEAD!…Big Worries Here” Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on revelations that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials knew of problems in Flint, Michigan four months earlier than previously reported: “We’ve known that the Obama administration sat idly by for months while the disaster in Flint ...

  • 16 May

    Cotton Statement on the Confirmation of a Russian Olympic Doping Scheme

    Cotton Statement on the Confirmation of a Russian Olympic Doping Scheme Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton today released the following statement on confirmation from a former Russian conspirator of a Russian Olympic doping scheme: “Confirmation from Russia’s former top doping expert that Vladimir Putin put intelligence operatives to work on a massive Olympic doping scheme makes clear once again that Russia is a ...