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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona

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February 3, 2016 Blog

The National Defense Task Force (NDTF) provides wide-spectrum coverage of issues like the Iranian threat, missile defense, sequestration, New START, events in Iraq, Syria and more. We look forward to providing this newsletter to RSC members and welcome your input throughout the 114th Congress.

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 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Recalling his first trip to Washington for the March for Life over 30 years ago, Congressman Franks released the following statement on the eve of the 2016 March for Life:

January 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Before the Christmas break, Rep. Trent Franks released a video address to President Obama in response to reports that his administration may exclude Christians and other religious minorities from a designation of genocide victims at the hands of ISIL. So far the video has been viewed over 250,000 times and has reached over 1 million people.

December 2, 2015 Speech

The following is a transcript, as prepared by Mr. Franks, on December 2nd, 2015, to support his amendment to H.R. 8 North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015. Video of the speech can be found here.

November 16, 2015 Speech

The following is a transcript, as prepared by Mr. Franks, for the November 15th, 2015, Debate on H.R. 1073 the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act. Video of the speech can be found here.

November 16, 2015 Speech

The following is a transcript, as prepared by Mr. Franks, for the November 16th, 2015 Debate on H.R. 308 The Keep the Promise Act. Video of the speech is available here.

September 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-08) was on the House Floor today to debate HR 3504 the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. A portion of his speech follows:

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September 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-08) issued the following statement on the 14th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks and the third anniversary of the attacks in Benghazi.

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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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