Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) just issued a presidential announcement and the Republican Party is stunned. The rising conservative star has been on the political radar for years, and he has made a decision about the future.
Recently, Cotton visited New Hampshire and rumors began to swirl on whether he would run for president in 2024. “My name is on the ticket right now in Arkansas,” he said on Fox News, downplaying the speculation for now.
“I hope the people of Arkansas will trust me with another six years in the United States Senate,” Cotton continued. His trip to New Hampshire, in fact, was to support President Donald Trump from his re-election HQ in the swing state.
Cotton noted how he will be visiting Tennessee soon and also “traveling to Georgia next week to campaign as well.” At only 43-years-old, Cotton’s influence has continued to rise — and his popularity with Republicans will help Trump nationwide.
This doesn’t mean he has ruled 2024 out, however. For a handful of years now, Cotton has been identified as a presidential contender — someone who could take on the Democrats and win. It is why the left attacks him so much; they are terrified.
But if Cotton puts his name in the ring, he is guaranteed to have competition for the GOP nomination. Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) are rumored to be eyeing a run, among other talented Republican officials.
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