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Tom Cotton campaigns in Iowa, banks political capital ahead of potential 2024 presidential run



TREYNOR, IOWA – Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton spent last weekend campaigning on behalf of Republicans and meeting with local leaders in Iowa, which will host the first GOP presidential primary in 2024.

Fox News caught up with Cotton, whose name has been floated as a potential 2024 contender, in between events at a local community center where the senator attended the Pottawattamie County GOP’s Lincoln/Reagan Day Dinner and participated in an agricultural roundtable with county locals.

Cotton, whose busy weekend schedule included freshman Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ reelection campaign launch in Iowa City, predicted that Republicans would win back both the House and Senate in the 2022 midterm elections.

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“The American people want to put the brakes on the Biden agenda,” Cotton told Fox News. “This is not what they thought they were voting for last year. Certainly not $6 trillion of reckless, socialized spending and not weakness abroad. Not rising crime at home.”

“The American people are going to want a Republican Congress to put the brakes on Joe Biden’s radical agenda next year,” he added.

But the senator kept his cards closer to the vest when the subject turned to the 2024 election.

Cotton declined to say whether he bel… (Read more)

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