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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona

Press Releases

May 4, 2017 Press Release
American Health Care Act Passage is Beginning of Fulfilled Promise: Repeal and Replace

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Trent Franks issued the following statement to commend House passage of the American Health Care Act:

April 28, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Franks Hosted District Mayors and County Supervisors for Roundtable Discussion

Glendale, AZ – On Wednesday, April 19, Congressman Trent Franks hosted a Roundtable Discussion with the Maricopa County Supervisors and the Mayors of the 8th Congressional District of Arizona, where the group had a productive conversation about the issues most important to the District.

April 10, 2017 Press Release
ISIS Bombs Coptic Christians: U.S. Remains Committed to Securing Religious Freedom for All People Everywhere

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday two Coptic Churches in Egypt were bombed by ISIS. 43 people were killed and over 100 were wounded in the deadly attacks which corresponded with the Christian holy day: Palm Sunday. Founder and Chairman of the International Religious Freedom Caucus, Congressman Trent Franks, issued the following statement:

April 7, 2017 Press Release
Those who Heartlessly Murder the Helpless are no Longer Safe from America’s Arsenal of Freedom

Washington, D.C. – Last night, President Trump ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria from where a deadly chemical attack was launched on Tuesday. Strategic Forces Subcommittee Vice Chairman, Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ), released the following statement in support of this proportional response:

March 20, 2017 Press Release
Missile Defense Caucus Chairman Commends Arrow-2 Missile Intercept Above Israel-Syria Border

Washington, D.C. – On Friday morning, above the border between Israel and Syria, the Arrow-2 missile was fired in combat for the first time since its design and production, successfully intercepting a Syrian anti-air missile fired at Israeli warplanes which had destroyed a convoy bearing arms to Hezbollah. Congressman Franks, Chairman of the Missile Defense Caucus in C

February 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Co-Chair of the Congressional Israel Allies Caucus and the International Religious Freedom Caucus, Congressman Trent Franks, released the following statement in support of Deputy Assistant to President Donald J. Trump Dr. Sebastian Gorka in response to press and social media attacks against him this week:

January 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today President Trump issued a statement (below) regarding the Executive Order concerning extreme vetting of immigrants from countries with terrorism ties. Congressman Trent Franks made the following statement in response to the President’s Executive Order and the ensuing hysteria from the Left:

January 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Trent Franks (R-AZ), Ron DeSantis (R-FL), and Lee Zeldin (R-NY) introduced a bill today to “recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer to Jerusalem the United States Embassy located in Tel Aviv”. Rep. Franks released the following statement about the timing of this legislation:

October 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Trent Franks (R-AZ), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Martha McSally (R-AZ), David Schweikert (R-AZ) and Matt Salmon (R-AZ) joined together in expressing their support for the Care Veterans Deserve Act, companion legislation to a bill championed by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) in the Senate.

September 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Franks released the following tribute to commemorate the life of Phyllis Schlafly upon her passing at age 92:



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