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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353March 4, 2021 Senators to President Biden: Protect American Covid InnovationWashington, D.C. — Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Todd Young (R-Indiana) sent a letter to President Biden urging his administration to oppose a proposal at the World Trade Organization that would strip American companies of their intellectual property rights for any... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 25, 2021 Cotton Statement on Considering Col. Davis for the Congressional Medal of Honor Washington, D.C. – Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding his request for the Department of Defense to consider U.S. Army Retired Colonel Paris Davis for the Congressional Medal of Honor:“Colonel Davis commanded a Special Forces team in Vietnam and... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 25, 2021 Cotton, Romney, Capito, Collins, Portman Introduce Bill to Raise Minimum Wage, Protect Jobs for Legal WorkersWashington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Shelley Moore Capito (R-West Virginia), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) today introduced the Higher Wages for American Workers Act, legislation which would gradually raise... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 25, 2021 Cotton, Colleagues Introduce Bill to End China’s Access to Multi-Year Visas Washington, D.C. – Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Rick Scott (R-Florida), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tennessee), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Marco Rubio (R-Florida) introduced the Visa Security Act to end China’s access to 10-year multi-entry visas. Senator Cotton advocated for a similar... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 25, 2021 Cotton, Gallagher Introduce Iran Sanctions Resolution Washington, D.C. – Today Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Representative Mike Gallagher (R-Wisconsin), and 44 other members of Congress introduced a resolution to oppose lifting sanctions on Iran. The members released the following statement after introduction:“The United States must maintain... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 24, 2021 Cotton, Banks Introduce the Countering Chinese Propaganda Act Washington, D.C. – Today, Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Republican Study Committee Chairman Representative Jim Banks (R-Indiana) introduced the Countering Chinese Propaganda Act. The bill is based on recommendations from the Republican Study Committee’s National... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 23, 2021 Cotton, Romney Bill to Raise Minimum Wage, Stop Employment of Illegal Immigrants  Washington, D.C. — Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) released the details of the Higher Wages for American Workers Act, a bill that would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $10 and mandate E-Verify to ensure the wage increase only goes to legal... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 22, 2021 Cotton, Bishop to President Biden: Withdraw BecerraWashington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Representative Dan Bishop (R-North Carolina),and 73 other members of Congress today sent a letter urging President Joe Biden to withdraw California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s nomination to serve as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 18, 2021 Cotton Condemns the Biden Amnesty Plan Washington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s immigration proposal:“This immigration plan is a disaster. It would devastate our economy by flooding our workforce with millions of new workers during a pandemic. And it does nothing to secure our... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 18, 2021 Cotton Presents Strategy to Navigate U.S.-China RelationshipWashington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released a report titled: “Beat China: Target Decoupling and the Economic Long War” detailing the threat the Chinese Communist Party poses to the United States. The report offers recommendations for how the United States can... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 12, 2021 Cotton Condemns Work Requirement Reversal Washington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s decision to revoke Medicaid work requirements:“Arkansans believe that if you’re a healthy adult without kids, you should try to work before receiving new government benefits. But President Biden doesn’t... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 11, 2021 Cotton, Colleagues Warn President Biden of Immigration Crisis, Health RisksWashington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) sent a letter urging President Biden to reassess and reverse his executive actions on immigration, which have led to increased illegal border crossings by unvetted and unvaccinated aliens in the middle of a pandemic. The letter may be... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 9, 2021 Cotton Condemns Confucius Institute Rule Reversal Washington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement after the Biden administration withdrew a rule that would have required schools and universities in the United States to report their relationships with Confucius Institutes:“Confucius Institutes are front groups for the Chinese... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 6, 2021 Cotton Statement on Biden Administration Decision to Remove the Terrorist Designation of the Houthi MilitiaWashington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s decision to remove the terrorist designation of the Houthi militia in Yemen:“The Houthi rebels are armed and trained by Iran’s overseas terror corps, the... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 4, 2021 Senate Passes Cotton, Young Amendment to Prohibit Stimulus Checks for Illegal ImmigrantsWashington, D.C. – An amendment introduced by Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Todd Young (R-Indiana) to prohibit Economic Impact Payments (EIP) for illegal immigrants passed the Senate this evening on a bipartisan 58-42 vote.“We shouldn’t give checks to... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 4, 2021 Cotton Statement on Biden Decision to Increase Refugee CapWashington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s decision to increase the annual refugee cap from 18,000 to 125,000:“Increasing the refugee admissions cap to its highest point in three decades will put American jobs and safety at risk during a... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 4, 2021 Cotton Joins Senate Judiciary CommitteeWashington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) announced today he will now serve on the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Senator Cotton will retain his positions on the Armed Services Committee, the Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Joint Economic Committee.Senator Cotton issued the following statement on his... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 4, 2021 Cotton, Young Introduce Amendment to Prohibit Stimulus Checks for Illegal Immigrants Washington, D.C. — Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Todd Young (R-Indiana) introduced an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget that would prohibit any future Economic Impact Payments or similar direct stimulus payment from being distributed to illegal immigrants.Economic Impact Payments were first... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 3, 2021 Cotton Statement on Biden Administration Decision to Drop Yale Discrimination SuitWashington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding the Justice Department’s announcement to drop the discrimination suit against Yale University:   “Schools like Yale illegally discriminate on the basis of race and national origin in the... Read More
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Caroline Tabler or James Arnold (202) 224-2353February 3, 2021Cotton Introduces Budget Amendments to Protect Against Far-Left PoliciesAmendments Aim to Open Schools, Target Court Packing and the Chinese Communist Party, and Stop Illegal Aliens from Taking Taxpayer DollarsWashington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today introduced the following six amendments to the Senate Democrats’ budget reconciliation bill to ensure... Read More