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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona

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November 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, both the House and the Senate approved the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act. It heads to the president’s desk for signature.

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 27, 2017 Articles

This article was originally published at 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 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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