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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona

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October 27, 2017 Articles

This article was originally published at Townhall.com on October 27, 2017. 

 

The North Korean dictatorship boasted that they have tested a hydrogen bomb underground in September.

Such a hydrogen bomb has the power to destroy Manhattan, killing 8.5 million New York City residents in a couple of seconds.

But, there is a prospect potentially even more deadly and terrifying.

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

 

August 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In reaction to the news that a van plowed into a crowd in Barcelona, Congressman Trent Franks issued the following statement:

“Yet again, another horrible tragedy darkens our hearts today. I pray that God would comfort the hearts of those affected.

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