Tom Cotton

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  75. 1 2 Gass, Nick (May 19, 2016). "Sen. Tom Cotton: U.S. has 'under-incarceration problem'". Politico. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
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  80. Carney, Jordain (June 1, 2020). "Cotton: Trump should use Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty military to cities". TheHill. Retrieved June 5, 2020.
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  82. Kalmbacher, Colin (June 1, 2020). "Republican Senator Called for 'No Quarter' Military Response to 'Looters.' Lawyers Note That's a War Crime". lawandcrime.com.
  83. Cotton, Tom (June 3, 2020). "Send in the Troops". The New York Times. Retrieved June 4, 2020.
  84. Izadi, Elahe (June 4, 2020). "New York Times staffers denounce newspaper for Tom Cotton editorial urging military incursion into U.S. cities". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 4, 2020.
  85. Ellefson, Lindsey (June 4, 2020). "New York Times Says 'Rushed Editorial Process' Led to Tom Cotton Op-Ed". TheWrap. Retrieved June 5, 2020.
  86. Luscombe, Richard (June 7, 2020). "New York Times senior editor resigns amid backlash over controversial oped". The Guardian . Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  87. Blitzer, Ronn (June 7, 2020). "Sen. Tom Cotton blasts New York Times for caving to 'woke child mob' of staffers over op-ed". Fox News. Retrieved March 19, 2022.
  88. Lockwood, Frank E. (July 26, 2020). "Bill by Sen. Tom Cotton targets curriculum on slavery". Arkansas Online. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  89. Srikanth, Anagha (July 23, 2020). "Sen. Tom Cotton introduces bill withholding federal funding for schools teaching the 1619 Project". TheHill. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
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  109. Ruth Brown, January 12, 2017, New York Post, "GOP lawmakers 'do not recall' Trump's 'shithole' slur", Retrieved January 14, 2017, "...Republican Sens. David Perdue and Tom Cotton say they "don't recall" President Trump "specifically" smearing Haiti and African nations as "shitholes" ..."
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  111. Samuels, Brett (January 14, 2018). "Cotton hits Durbin for claims of Trump's 's---hole countries' comment". The Hill. Retrieved June 10, 2020.
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  124. "House Vote 251 – Approves New Abortion Restrictions". The New York Times .
  125. Frazin, Rachel (May 15, 2019). "GOP senator: Supreme Court abortion cases were 'wrongly decided as a constitutional matter'". TheHill. Retrieved September 11, 2020.
  126. Fearnow, Benjamin (May 19, 2020). "Republican Sen. Tom Cotton Says Life Begins at Conception, Fetus Has Constitutional Rights Protecting From Abortion". Newsweek. Retrieved September 11, 2020.
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  134. "After Sarah Palin's election loss, Sen. Tom Cotton calls ranked-choice voting 'a scam'". NBC News. Retrieved September 1, 2022.
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  146. Carney, Jordain (January 15, 2019). "Senate advances measure bucking Trump on Russia sanctions". The Hill.
  147. Cohen, Zachary; Warren, Michael (August 23, 2020). "Sen. Tom Cotton says he floated the idea of buying Greenland to Trump". CNN. Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  148. Field, Hunter; Lockwood, Frank E. (August 22, 2019). "U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton backs buying Greenland, says he floated idea to Trump, Danish ambassador". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette .
  149. Sonmez, Felicia (August 22, 2019). "Sen. Tom Cotton says he mentioned buying Greenland to Trump, Danish ambassador". The Washington Post . The revelation came a day after President Trump called off a trip to Denmark because, he said, the country's leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States.
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  154. "Republican U.S. senators want Taiwan president to address Congress". Reuters. February 7, 2019.
  155. Tillett, Emily (May 13, 2019). "Tom Cotton says sacrifice of Americans paying tariffs is "minimal" compared to those serving overseas". CBS News.
  156. Ghosh, Nirmal (May 24, 2019). "US Bill reintroduced to deter China in South China, East China seas". The Straits Times.
  157. Miller, Maggie (July 16, 2019). "Lawmakers introduce bill to block U.S. companies from doing business with Huawei". The Hill.
  158. Re, Gregg (April 26, 2020). "Tom Cotton suggests Chinese students shouldn't be allowed to study sciences in the US". Fox News . Retrieved April 27, 2020.
  159. Bowden, John (April 26, 2020). "Cotton suggests US shouldn't give visas to Chinese students to study science". The Hill .
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  165. 1 2 Stevenson, Alexandra (February 18, 2020). "Senator Tom Cotton Repeats Fringe Theory of Coronavirus Origins". The New York Times. ISSN   0362-4331 . Retrieved July 11, 2020.
  166. 1 2 3 Firozi, Paulina (February 17, 2020). "Tom Cotton keeps repeating a coronavirus conspiracy theory that was already debunked". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 19, 2020. Yet Cotton acknowledged there is no evidence that the disease originated at the lab. Instead, he suggested it's necessary to ask Chinese authorities about the possibility
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  169. Choi, David (March 12, 2020). "Republican senator: It's time to hold China 'accountable' for the coronavirus". Business Insider. Retrieved March 13, 2020.
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  173. Carter, Zach (March 17, 2015). "Here's Why Republicans Love Tom Cotton's Letter To Iran". The Huffington Post .
  174. Baker, Peter (March 9, 2015). "Angry White House and G.O.P. Senators Clash Over Letter to Iran". The New York Times . Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  175. "Sen. Tom Cotton's Farsi Version Of His Explosive Letter to Iranian Leaders Reads Like a Middle Schooler Wrote It". Foreign Policy . March 30, 2015.
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  179. Jaffe, Alexandra (March 11, 2015). "Obama, Iranian official slam GOP letter on deal". CNN.
  180. "Obama mocks Republican letter to Iran over nuclear talks". BBC News. March 9, 2015.
  181. Lavender, Paige (March 13, 2015). "Obama: 'I'm Embarrassed' For Republicans Who Sent Letter To Iran". The Huffington Post .
  182. Zarif, Javad (March 9, 2015). "Dr. Zarif's Response to the Letter of US Senators". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Iran).
  183. "Freshman GOP Senator Cotton says no regrets about letter warning Iran about Nuclear Deterrent". Fox News. March 15, 2015.
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Tom Cotton
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Cotton in 2015
United States Senator
from Arkansas
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Servingwith John Boozman
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 4th congressional district

2013–2015
Succeeded by
Party political offices
Vacant
Title last held by
Tim Hutchinson
Republican nominee for U.S. Senator from Arkansas
(Class 2)

2014, 2020
Most recent
U.S. Senate
Preceded by U.S. senator (Class 2) from Arkansas
2015present
Served alongside: John Boozman
Incumbent
Honorary titles
Preceded by Baby of the Senate
2015–2019
Succeeded by
U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded byas United States Senator from Louisiana Order of precedence of the United States
as United States Senator from Arkansas

since January 3, 2015
Succeeded byas United States Senator from Michigan
Preceded by United States senators by seniority
68th
Succeeded by