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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona

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April 14, 2016 Speech

The following is Congressman Trent Franks' prepared opening statement for the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice Hearing on HR 4924 the Prenatal Nondscrimination Act held Thursday, April 14, 2016.

April 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of today’s hearing on the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (HR 4924) which has 87 bipartisan cosponsors, Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, Congressman Trent Franks, issued the following statement:

April 13, 2016 Trent's Blog

As the Obama Administration continues to ignore the growing, existential threat posed by Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) technology in the hands of a terrorist enemy such as Iran and ISIS or in the hands of a more conventionally armed but equally psychotic North Korea, and in light of the Senate Democrats’ continued intransigence in blocking important Homeland Security legislation, it is incumbent

March 16, 2016 Trent's Blog

A resurgent Russia, in their increasingly successful attempt to supplant American leadership in the Middle East, is exacting a terrible toll on innocent victims in Syria. 

February 25, 2016 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.- As the field for the 2016 GOP Presidential Nominee continues to narrow, Congressman Trent Franks, suggesting that a combined Presidential ticket of Senators Cruz and Rubio may be the only way to win in November, released the following endorsement:

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February 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- As the President announces his plan to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer prisoners to the United States, Congressman Trent Franks released the following statement:

February 10, 2016 Trent's Blog

Years from now, historians will write with confusion and wonder that Wendy Sherman, architect of the North Korean nuclear deal under President Clinton, was employed by the Obama Administration to negotiate the Iranian nuclear deal. 

February 3, 2016 Trent's Blog

The President’s abdication of his Constitutional duties and studious dismissal of the historical lessons of defeating the Nazis, the Fascists, and the Evil Empire, has manifested in terrible consequences for U.S domestic and foreign policy, and ultimately, our national security.

January 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As reports of the grand jury indictment of two whistlebowers exposing Planned Parenthood come out of Houston Texas, Constitution Subcommittee Chairman Congressman Trent Franks released the following statement of support:

January 26, 2016 Articles

The following article was published as an Op-Ed in the Wall Street Journal at 7:17 pm on January 25, 2016 at the following link: http://www.wsj.com/articles/ending-the-stealth-filibuster-1453767433

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January 6, 2015 In The News
An article about the 114th United States Congress.
September 26, 2013 In The News
Now that the House of Representatives has voted to defund Obamacare — which even Democratic Sen. Max Baucus called “a huge train wreck” — the liberal media and the Democrats have demonized and mischaracterized this exercise of Congress‘ constitutional power over the purse as an irresponsible and futile attempt to shut down the government.

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