U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton has reservations about new space force

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton answers questions posed Thursday by a panel of Arkansas Democrat-Gazette staff members. He spoke on a range of topics, including the proposed space force, tariffs, the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy, and the president’s tweets and relationship with the media.

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, an Army veteran who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, raised doubts Thursday about the need for a sixth branch of the armed services to defend the country's interests in space.

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