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Cotton Statement on North Korea’s Nuclear Test

Washington, D.C.—Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) tonight released the following statement after North Korea announced it carried out a test of a nuclear bomb: “This is the latest and most brazen in a long line of ‎provocations from the tyrannical Kim regime. Such behavior is wholly unacceptable. In the near term, the U.S. must lead with a firm response, including an enhancement ...

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Cotton Statement on the President’s Executive Actions on Gun Control

Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on President Obama’s executive actions on gun control: “The executive actions the president announced today trample the Constitution and undermine our unalienable right to bear arms. They purposely seek to blur legal lines and intimidate individuals from exercising their right to buy or sell a firearm.  Criminals or other ...

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Cotton Leads Congressional Delegation on Trip to Thailand and Burma

Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today returns from leading a Congressional Delegation to Thailand and Burma —  two U.S. partners in Asia, one longstanding and one new — to learn about and strengthen U.S. relations with them. Senator Cotton was joined by Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-West Virginia), Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska), Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Texas), Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis ...

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U.S. Senator-Elect Tom Cotton Delivers Weekly Republican Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the Weekly Republican Address, U.S. Sen.-elect Tom Cotton of Arkansas delivers a Thanksgiving message that recognizes the many blessings bestowed upon America and its citizens while offering special thanks and gratitude to our troops and their families during the holiday season. “For many, there will be no homecoming this week,” Cotton says. “From Afghanistan to Iraq ...

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Cotton Co-Sponsors the No Bailouts for Insurance Companies Act

BY US REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.— Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) recently co-sponsored H.R. 3541 the No Bailouts for Insurance Companies Act, legislation that prevents taxpayer bailouts of insurance companies by ending Obamacare’s risk corridor program. The risk corridor program was originally intended as a safety-net for insurance companies who incurred financial losses in the first three years of ...

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Cotton Statement on the Budget Deal

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) issued the following statement opposing the budget deal: “This budget deal busts the spending caps that took effect just months ago by spending billions now in exchange for supposed long-term spending cuts. Arkansans are tired of the Washington ‘long-term,’ which never seems to arrive. While the budget rightly asks federal employees to contribute more ...

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Cotton Writes Secretary Kerry with Concerns About the Situation in Ukraine

Washington, D.C.—Today Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) along with Congressmen Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Tom Marino (R-PA), George Holding (R-NC), Randy Weber (R-TX), and Scott Perry (R-PA) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry expressing concern over the situation in Ukraine. Recently, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s halted the nation’s efforts to sign an economic accord with the ...

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