Tom Cotton

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton: It Is Time for a National ‘Shutdown’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) on Monday called for the United States to take more drastic measures to address the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, including a national “shutdown” that would only exclude “absolutely essential work” and stipends to affected workers to assist them in paying their bills as the pandemic continues to unfold across the globe.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 15: Adam Carver, 38, wears a mask to protect against coronavirus while on a nearly empty Delta flight from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport o JFK on March 15, 2020 near New York City. Carver, a Brooklyn-based tech entrepreneur, was returning from an extended trip to Asia …