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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona

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November 15, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Reacting to President Trump’s speech upon his return from his overseas tour to Asia, Rep. Trent Franks released the following statement:
 
 
“After eight long years of apologetic international representation from President Obama, we now have a president who courageously represents America for who she truly is.
 
October 25, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday afternoon, October 25, 2017, another massive mobilization of Iraqi Security Forces is occurring in Iraq against the Kurds.  The likely target is Faysh Khabur in the northwest of the country.  The troop mobilization includes Iranian-backed Iraqi Shia Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) and the 9th Armored Division – Iraq’s most well-equipped, well-trained, and advanced armor unit.  In response to these events, Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-08) issued the following statement:
October 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In reaction to reports that Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Units (i.e. militia groups) – predominantly the Hash’d al-Shaabi – have openly engaged Kurdish defense forces, battling in Kirkuk, Rep. Trent Franks released the following statement strongly condemning the violence and urging the Administration to protect the Kurds and prevent Iran from spreading its influence:

 

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, President Donald Trump announced that the United States will be withdrawing from UNESCO, citing anti-Israel bias. Following the United States’ lead, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to prepare for Israel’s withdrawal as well.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following the president’s announcement that the administration would be retracting the ‘Iran Deal,’ Rep. Trent Franks released the following statement:

 

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