Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., argued during an exclusive interview with “Sunday Morning Futures” that President Biden has been “rolling over for aggressors around the world,” including China, Russia and Iran, adding that recently the president “seemed to draw moral equivalence between Israel and Hamas when it [the Biden Administration] began to demand a cease-fire.”
Israel, late last week, announced that it had come to a cease-fire agreement with Hamas that put an end to 11 days of fighting in which Hamas fired thousands of rockets indiscriminately at Israeli civilian targets, to which Israel responded with bruising airstrikes.
On Thursday, President Biden sought to take credit for the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, despite reports that it was Egypt that brokered the peace.
Biden, who spoke at the White House, included a sentence in his remarks commending Egyptian officials for their “critical role” in ending the fighting. But he repeatedly emphasized the intensive work he said was done by his own administration.
A White House spokesperson did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
Cotton made the comments on Sunday, while discussing the letter the Arkansas senator, along with seven others including Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., sent to Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), three days before requesting information on gain of function research (making pathogens deadlier or more easily transmissible).
The letter noted that “since the beginning of the pandemic, the exact origin of SARS-CoV-2 has remained elusive” and pointed
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