Washington, D.C. -- After news that Senator John McCain had been diagnosed with glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, Rep. Trent Franks issued the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Last night, the House Armed Services Committee approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) after fourteen hours of debate and amendments. The NDAA authorizes $696.5 billion in defense spending for 2018, a 10% increase over the proposed Obama budget.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed two bills – the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act and Kate’s Law – that are designed to create safe cities and protect American citizens from violence. The No Sanctuary for Criminals Act begins to address the problem of “sanctuary cities,” or cities that choose to not comply with federal immigration laws.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Franks has made the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement:
Washington, D.C. – Following the announcement of President Trump signing a waiver to postpone moving the Israeli embassy to Jerusalem for six months, Congressman Franks has made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, May 30, the Missile Defense Agency successfully tested a Ground-Based Interceptor (GBI) against a "complex, threat-representative ICBM target" for the first time in history. The target ICBM was launched from the Reagan Test Site on the Kwajalein Atoll and intercepted from our GBI field on Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Washington, D.C.- 122 Members of Congress are urging the Prime Minister of Ethiopia to reconsider his April 21st decision to suspend international adoptions. The order has left more than 200 U.S. families, and the Ethiopian children they are trying to bring home, in a heartbreaking limbo.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Trent Franks issued the following statement to commend House passage of the American Health Care Act:
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.
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: