FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: James Arnold or Mary Collins Atkinson (202) 224-2353
April 19, 2021 

Cotton Statement on Rioting Before Chauvin Verdict

Washington, D.C. â€” Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding the pending verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin:

“No matter the verdict, there is no justification for mob violence. Any mob violence should be put down immediately.”

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