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Tom Cotton co-sponsors Senate bill to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton (far right) was among senators who greeted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) to the U.S. capital in November 2015. (AP file photo by J. Scott Applewhite)

Senator Tom Cotton is a co-sponsor of the Israel-friendly Senate Bill 11, the purpose of which is to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Republican Senator Dean Heller introduced the bill on January 3. The other sponsors of the bill are Republican senators Marco Rubio of Floridaand Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma.

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