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The Latest: 13 Republicans, 3 Democrats File for Franks Seat. Thirteen Republicans and three Democrats have filed enough signatures to make the ballot for a special primary election to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks. Jan. 10, 2018, at 8:17 p.m.. The Latest: 13 Republicans, 3 Democrats File for Franks Seat ...
FILE - In this March 24, 2017 file photo, Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz. speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House nears a vote on their health care overhaul. Thirteen Republicans and three Democrats filed enough signatures to make the ballot for a special primary election to replace ...

FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo, Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz. speaks with a reporter on Capitol Hill in Washington. Franks says he is resigning Jan. 31 amid a House Ethics Committee investigation of possible sexual harassment. Franks says in a statement that he never physically intimidated, coerced ...
PHOENIX -- The Arizona secretary of state's office has certified the first candidate in the special election to replace Republican Rep. Trent Franks, and it is not one of the best-known names. Republican Clair Van Steenwyk of Sun City West filed 1,200 signatures to make the ballot late last week. He said ...
"After speaking with my family, I called the congressman back and told him I didn't feel comfortable going to his house. In that case, he told me, the internship offer was rescinded." Franks, who could not be reached Friday night, earlier denied the allegation, as well as the sexual-harassment and retaliation ...
PHOENIX - Republican state Sen. Steve Montenegro is resigning his seat so he can devote his full attention to his run to replace U.S. Rep. Trent Franks. Montenegro resigned Friday and a Republican will be chosen by Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in the coming weeks to fill his seat. He is one of ...

Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks announced Thursday night he will resign from Congress at the end of January after the House Ethics Committee said it would open an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment. Time ...
Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) announced last week that he would leave Congress amid an investigation into whether he had solicited staffers to act as pregnancy surrogates. But his anti-choice legacy in U.S. policy is bound to outlive his tenure. While in the U.S. House of Representatives, Franks pushed his ...
One of the latest reports involves Arizona Representative Trent Franks. Franks himself acknowledges that he had a "discussion of surrogacy with two previous female subordinates, making each feel uncomfortable." According to his accusers, one employee reported being offered $5 million dollars to be ...
Phil Lovas, a former state legislator who left to take a position with the Trump Administration in April. While Lovas was a state representative, he introduced legislation that would mandate drug testing for people seeking unemployment benefits. He also tried to get the state to adopt daylight savings time.
Congressman Trent Franks talks at the Republican election night party at the Hyatt Hotel Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. Ronald J. Hansen, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 9:58 a.m. MT Dec. 11, 2017 | Updated 1:47 p.m. MT Dec. 11, 2017. 636482748931804562-AP-17213029291353.jpg. In this March 24, ...
A day after Republican Rep. Trent Franks announced he would resign early next year, he abruptly stepped down Friday after a former aide told the Associated Press that he had offered her $5 million to act as a surrogate mother. In making his departure effective immediately, the eight-term Arizona ...
Rep. Trent Franks, a conservative pro-life Republican, has resigned after revealing that he discussed surrogacy with two female staffers. One former aide told The Associated Press that the Arizona Congressman pressured her to carry his child and once offered her $5 million to be a surrogate mother.
Here is the complete text of U.S. Rep. Trent Franks' decision to resign from Congress as of Jan. 31: ... investigation before distorted and sensationalized versions of this story would put me, my family, my staff, and my noble colleagues in the House of Representatives through hyperbolized public excoriation.
U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, and Republican Representative Trent Franks also said he was stepping down as he too was hit with ethics charges. Franken, buffeted for weeks by sexual harassment ...
READ: Rep. Trent Franks statement on leaving Congress. Franks, an eight-term congressman, is the first Republican to announce his resignation since the nationwide reckoning over sexual harassment and assault began this fall. On Thursday evening, a group of conservative House Republicans gathered ...
AP source: Eight-term Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona is resigning. Updated 2:29 pm, Thursday, December 7, 2017. WASHINGTON (AP) -- AP source: Eight-term Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona is resigning. Sponsored Links Sponsored Links · Promoted Links Promoted Links · Zillow · Search Amazing ...

WASHINGTON -- Representative Trent Franks of Arizona, one of the House's most ardent social conservatives, said Thursday night that he would resign after the House Ethics Committee began an investigation into complaints that he had asked two female staff members to be a surrogate to bear his child.
The former congressman admitted in a statement he had discussed surrogacy with the women on his staff because he and his wife struggled with infertility. They previously had hired another woman as a surrogate mother for their in-vitro conceived twins and wanted to obtain siblings for them. He denied ...
PHOENIX - Republican state Sen. Steve Montenegro is resigning his seat so he can devote his full attention to his run to replace U.S. Rep. Trent Franks. Montenegro resigned Friday and a Republican will be chosen by Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in the coming weeks to fill his seat. He is one of ...
A new ABC 15/OH Predictive Insights poll shows a tight race with some early front-runners. The poll, conducted Monday among likely Republican special primary voters, shows former Arizona corporation Commission Chairman Bob Stump with the early lead and the most name recognition among a ...
Congressman Trent Franks talks at the Republican election night party at the Hyatt Hotel Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. Ronald J. Hansen, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 9:58 a.m. MT Dec. 11, 2017 | Updated 1:47 p.m. MT Dec. 11, 2017. 636482748931804562-AP-17213029291353.jpg. In this March 24, ...
"I accompanied [the former aide] to the meeting in the speaker's office, where she said Congressman Trent Franks offered her $5 million if she conceived him ... On Tuesday, Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) resigned effective immediately, ending a 53-year congressional career. He faces sexual harassment ...
WASHINGTON (KMSP) - While in Washington D.C. covering the resignation of Senator Al Franken, our Fox 9 crew encountered a different lawmaker facing a controversy of his own. Outside their hotel room, Fox 9 reporter Tom Lyden noticed Republican Congressman Trent Franks of Arizona speaking on ...
A local TV crew from Minnesota said they heard now-former Rep. Trent Franks discussing setting up a Political Action Committee four hours before he announced his immediate resignation Friday, and after Franks later said his wife had ... Congressman Franks: Well, that's not something I'm going to discuss.
WASHINGTON -- Representative Trent Franks announced Friday that he would resign from Congress immediately after accusations emerged that he had offered $5 million to a female employee to be a surrogate mother for his children, and that she and another female employee worried that the lawmaker ...
Arizona Rep. Trent Franks announces he is resigning immediately after wife is admitted to hospital. Updated 12:25 pm, Friday, December 8, 2017. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Arizona Rep. Trent Franks announces he is resigning immediately after wife is admitted to hospital. by Taboola by Taboola · Sponsored Links Sponsored ...
After announcing Thursday that he would resign from Congress as of January 2018, Arizona Rep. Trent Franks announced on Friday he's resigning immediately, citing a family illness. "Last night, my wife was admitted to the hospital in Washington, D.C. due to an ongoing ailment. After discussing options ...
Al Franken's vow to resign following groping allegations from eight women, another political figure has fallen: Republican Rep. Trent Franks. He announced his resignation Thursday. The Arizona Congressman reportedly asked two female employees if they would act as surrogates and bear his children.
"But in the midst of this current cultural and media climate, I am deeply convinced I would be unable to complete a fair House Ethics investigation before distorted and sensationalized versions of this story would put me, my family, my staff, and my noble colleagues in the House of Representatives through ...
Republican Rep. Trent Franks said late Thursday he would resign amid a sexual harassment investigation by the House Ethics Committee. In a statement, the staunchly conservative Arizona Congressman denied intimidating, coercing or attempting sexual contact with members of his staff. But he did ...
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But in the midst of this current cultural and media climate, I am deeply convinced I would be unable to complete a fair House Ethics investigation before distorted and sensationalized versions of this story would put me, my family, my staff, and my noble colleagues in the House of Representatives through ...
U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, and Republican Representative Trent Franks also said he was stepping down as he too was hit with ethics charges. Franken, buffeted for weeks by sexual harassment ...
AP source: Eight-term Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona is resigning. Updated 2:29 pm, Thursday, December 7, 2017. WASHINGTON (AP) -- AP source: Eight-term Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona is resigning. Sponsored Links Sponsored Links · Promoted Links Promoted Links · SportsChew.
WASHINGTON -- Representative Trent Franks of Arizona, one of the House's most ardent social conservatives, said Thursday night that he would resign after the House Ethics Committee began an investigation into complaints that he had asked two female staff members to be a surrogate to bear his child.
After the launch, U.S. Congressman Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) said the United States ... Speaking on Fox News, Rep. Franks also warned of the dire ...
"I think it wouldn't survive conference," said Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz. "You can't throw something out there like that where there would be ...
"Loading up the Christmas tree right before the end of the year is never good," said Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.), a member of the conservative ...
... tax reform out of the House of Representatives and even members who are pushing ... Trent Franks, the Republican chairman of the adoption caucus, said that a ... Repealing the adoption credit also struck a nerve with Rep.
Last week, Biggs joined Trump apologist and lackey Rep. Trent Franks in trashing special counsel Robert Mueller, demanding that he resign.
Trent Franks. ... "It was eye-opening because I talked to a congressman who, when I told him which district I was considering ... "(The Rep.) ...
Arizona Rep. Trent Franks questions the integrity of special counsel Robert Mueller and wants him to resign. He wrote in USA Today that recent ...
US should strongly warn Abadi against attacking Kurds: Rep. Trent ... Trent Franks (R) in an interview with Kurdistan 24 in Washington, DC, ...
Arizona Rep. Trent Franks questions the integrity of special counsel Robert Mueller and wants him to resign. He wrote in USA Today that recent ...
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's indictment could give special counsel Robert Mueller leverage over Manafort to help him ...
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., another member of the committee, said there is more evidence of wrongdoing with regard to Clinton than with ...
Trent Franks (R- Glendale), 7121 W. Bell Road. ... will be grilling franks and holding our representative accountable for his votes and quotes.".
Also participating in the huddle was Rep. Trent Franks, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus who appeared at the rally. At one point ...
Rep. Andy Biggs has joined two other Republicans on Arizona's ... Paul Gosar and Trent Franks, Biggs described the case against Arpaio as a ...


 

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