Leslie Newell Peacock asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson at a news conference today if he’d sign on to Sen. Tom Cotton’s hectoring letter to Iran, a controversial missive that La. Gov. Bobby Jindal has said he’d sign and which former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has also said he’d like to sign.

Her report:


He joked that he was going to drop everything and head to Middle East when I asked about Cotton letter and followed joke up with statement he had plenty to focus on here during session.