Arkansas Congressman vote for Patriot Act renewal, defense bill
The twin issues of foreign policy and national security were on the agenda this past week as Arkansas’ Congressional lawmakers were in the middle of the debate on several issues.
Also, the House approved a defense spending bill that drew a bipartisan vote and discussed the impending deadline for a highway funding bill.
COTTON: PATRIOT ACT, FISA KEEPS US SAFE
In a column Friday on FoxNews.com, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Congress should work to reauthorize the Patriot Act before a May 31 deadline. Cotton, who joined with Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-KS in writing the column, said the United States faces a dangerous world.