Thomas Bryant Cotton is a politician and a member of the Republican party. He was a member of the U.S. House Of Representatives from the year 2013 to 2015. He was also the junior United States Senator from Arkansas. In 2005, Thomas Cotton was an infantry officer in the United States Army and served in wars against Afghanistan and Iraq.
Tom Cotton Net Worth is around $5 Million
According to google, Tom Cotton has an estimated net worth of $5 Million for the year 2020. His salary is still however under review.
Tom Cotton’s Talk On Honoring the Pilgrims
Tom Cotton spoke to the American public about how this year for the holidays, they should honor the Pilgrims. People assumed that Tom Cotton gave this talk in order to help reduce the number of people traveling for the holidays during the ongoing global pandemic, but the only reason he gave this talk was because of the “revisionist charlatans of the radical left” who want to “rewrite” American history to mark 1619 — the year the first enslaved African arrived in Virginia — as the year the U.S. began.
Nikole Hannah Jones who is the creator of the 1619 project slammed down Tom Cotton in her tweet which read,
“250,000 Americans dead but I’m glad your priority is the NYT food section.”
Tom Cotton’s formative years and his senator days
Tom Cotton was born on the 13th of May in 1977 in Dardanelle in Arkansas. Thomas Leonard Cotton, his father was a district supervisor in the Arkansas Department of Health. His mother, Avin Cotton and she was a school teacher who went on to become the principal of the Arkansas district’s middle school. Tom Cotton was a student at the Dardanelle High School and he was a member of the local and the regional basketball team.
What people barely know about him is that he could barely speak till the age of three and his sister helped him with the translation.
Tom Cotton then went on to graduate high school in the year 1995 and he was accepted at Harvard University. He chose to major in government and was also a member of The Harvard Crimson’s editorial board. Tom Cotton graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then went on to enroll at the Harvard Law School where he graduated with a JD in the year 2002 and then worked as a clerk for Judge Jerry Edwin Smith. Tom Cotton then went on to work as an associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.
In 2015, he along with 47 other republican senators, penned a letter to Iran which mentioned
”The next president could revoke such an executive agreement with the stroke of a pen, and future Congresses could modify the terms of the agreement at any time.”
The letter was later dissolved in Iran.
Tom Cotton Outside His Professional Life
Tom Cotton found love and got married in the year 2004 to Anna Peckham. The couple lives happily together and they have two children. Aside from his busy schedule, Tom Cotton is an avid reader and loved the work of authors like Walter Russell Mead, Robert D. Kaplan, Henry Kissinger, Daniel Silva, and C. J. Box.