Senator Tom Cotton

DETAILS: Senator Tom Cotton
(1977 - ) Arkansas
  • United States Senate
  • Joint Economic Committee
  • Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
  • Senate Committee on Armed Services
  • Subcommittee on Airland
  • Subcommittee on SeaPower
  • Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
  • Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
  • Subcommittee on Economic Policy
  • Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
  • Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
  • AR Senate
    (2015- present)
  • AR - 4 House
    (2013- 2015)
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ISSUES: Senator Tom Cotton

AGAINST

Taxes

Individual and corporate tax rate changes.
  • VOTE: On the Joint Resolution: No
  • 10/23/2019-7:06pm
  • S.J.RES.50 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, relating to "Contributions in Exchange for State or Local Tax Credits".
  • Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 52. Record Vote Number: 331., 3 weeks ago
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AGAINST Republicans

Many Republicans consider the income tax system to be inherently inefficient and oppose graduated tax rates, which they believe are unfairly targeted at those who create jobs and wealth. They also believe private spending is usually more efficient than government spending. Republicans generally oppose the estate tax. (Wikipedia) See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats support a more progressive tax structure to provide more services and reduce economic inequality by making sure that the wealthiest Americans pay the highest amount in taxes. They also support more government spending on social services while spending less on the military. (Wikipedia) See More»

AGAINST

Impeachment

House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and afterward the Senate has the power to try the impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans are against an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats are in favor of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. See More»

AGAINST

Taxes

Individual and corporate tax rate changes.
  • VOTE: On the Joint Resolution: No
  • 10/23/2019-7:06pm
  • S.J.RES.50 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, relating to "Contributions in Exchange for State or Local Tax Credits".
  • Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 52. Record Vote Number: 331., 3 weeks ago
NEWS:

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Many Republicans consider the income tax system to be inherently inefficient and oppose graduated tax rates, which they believe are unfairly targeted at those who create jobs and wealth. They also believe private spending is usually more efficient than government spending. Republicans generally oppose the estate tax. (Wikipedia) See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats support a more progressive tax structure to provide more services and reduce economic inequality by making sure that the wealthiest Americans pay the highest amount in taxes. They also support more government spending on social services while spending less on the military. (Wikipedia) See More»

AGAINST

Impeachment

House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and afterward the Senate has the power to try the impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans are against an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats are in favor of an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. See More»

DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION
    • $23.5k
    • AT&T Services, Inc. and its affiliates
    • $16.5k
    • American Bankers Association
    • $15k
    • National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
    • $15k
    • Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
    • $13.2k
    • INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENTS & BROKERS OF AMERICA
    • $12.5k
    • UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, INC.
    • $12.5k
    • MASSACHUSETTS MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
    • $11.5k
    • GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP
    • $11.5k
    • Independent Community Bankers of America
    • $11.5k
Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.
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