|Junior U.S. Senator from Arkansas|
From: January 3, 2015 – present
|Successor||Incumbent (no successor)|
|U.S. Representative from Arkansas's 4th District|
From: January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015
|Service Years|| 2005–2009 (active)|
|Unit||506th Infantry Regiment|
101st Airborne Division
3rd Infantry Regiment
|Battles/wars|| Iraq War|
|Awards|| Bronze Star Medal|
Combat Infantryman Badge
U.S. House of Representatives
Cotton formerly represented Arkansas in its 4th congressional district. He was first elected to this seat in 2012. A leader against Obamacare, Cotton has hinted that he might support withholding government funding until the Obamacare failure is repealed.
Cotton takes strongly conservative stances on immigration, supporting reduced legal immigration levels and stronger border security. He co-sponsored the RAISE Act. Cotton has also defended President Trump's tariffs on China.
- Daugherty, Owen (May 13, 2019). GOP senator defends China tariffs: Sacrifice by Americans 'minimal' compared to soldiers. The Hill. Retrieved May 13, 2019.