Senator Tom Cotton is one of eight Republicans who signed the letter to the US attorney general. Photo: AP
Senator Tom Cotton is one of eight Republicans who signed the letter to the US attorney general. Photo: AP

Senators warn US Justice Department not to give amnesty to academics who didn’t disclose foreign funding

  • The reported plan will let researchers declare previous financial assistance without fear of punishment, part of effort to assess the scale of overseas funding
  • Eight Republican lawmakers write letter to US Attorney General Merrick Garland expressing concerns

Senator Tom Cotton is one of eight Republicans who signed the letter to the US attorney general. Photo: AP
Senator Tom Cotton is one of eight Republicans who signed the letter to the US attorney general. Photo: AP
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