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Sen. Cotton kicks off National Security Institute speaker series

April 28, 2017

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) speaks to students at the National Security Institute at the Scalia Law School. Photo provided.

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) was the debut speaker at the Distinguished Speaker Series from the Antonin Scalia Law School’s National Security Institute on Monday, April 24. Cotton, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, was introduced by Mason professor and former assistant attorney general Rachel Brand and spoke to a group of law students, where he solidified his position on the importance of reauthorizing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, which, he said, empowers the intelligence community to detect and monitor threats to the United States.