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Trent Franks' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Trent Franks
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 8, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 8
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Josephine; 2 Children: Joshua, Emily
Birth Date: 06/19/1957
Birth Place: Uravan, CO
Home City: Peoria, AZ
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Israel
Issue Position: National Security
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 25, 2014 Franks Introduces National Border and Homeland Security Act
June 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected
May 30, 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Jr. US Attorney General - Call for DOJ Investigation of NAtional Intelligence Director Clapper for Lying to Congress
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Seeking Answers to the Attack in Benghazi
Oct. 4, 2013 Iran
Sept. 19, 2013 Franks Calls for Authorization of Military Force in Iran
Sept. 13, 2013 Obama Administration Rejects Aid for Fire Victims of Yarnell and Peeple's Valley
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Rumaihi, Embassy of the State of Qatar - Abandon Support for Hamas
Aug. 1, 2013 Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel
July 23, 2013 Congressmen Commend EU decision on Hezbollah, Call for Further Action
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
June 18, 2013 Congressmen Urge EU to Label Hezbollah Terror Group
May 22, 2013 Congressmen Urge U.S. to Move Embassy to Jerusalem
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
March 18, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Israel's Iron Dome
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions
March 11, 2013 Letter to the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano - Release of Detained, Undocumented Immigrants
March 10, 2013 National Journal - Electromagnetic Pulse Caucus Battles Skeptics in Push to Protect the Planet
March 10, 2013 National Journal - Electromagnetic Pulse Caucus Battles Skeptics in Push to Protect the Planet
Feb. 15, 2013 The Threat of a Nuclear Iran
Feb. 13, 2013 Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013
Feb. 6, 2013 The Global Jihadist Threat
Jan. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary Panetta, Secretary Napolitano, and Mr. Zients - Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems
Dec. 11, 2012 Franks Condemns Administration's Waivers Allowing Business with Iran
Oct. 11, 2012 Franks Statement on Benghazi Hearing
Sept. 21, 2012 Rhetoric Versus Reality
Aug. 3, 2012 Muslim Brotherhood Probes
Aug. 2, 2012 Iran's Nuclear Ambitions
July 24, 2012 Franks Statement on IG Letters Concerning Muslim Brotherhood
March 22, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Jan. 19, 2012 Obama Sells Out National Security
Nov. 15, 2011 House Members Call for Accountability and Transparency for ATF Fast and Furious Operation
Oct. 12, 2011 Immigration
July 15, 2011 Franks Blasts Obama Over Civilian Trial for Another Terrorist
June 22, 2011 ICYMI: Dold, Colleagues Issue Letter to Sec. of State Hillary Clinton on Yemen
May 2, 2011 Franks Praises U.S. Forces for Bringing Osama Bin Laden to Justice
Feb. 16, 2011 Franks Launches Caucus to Address EMP Threat, Introduces "SHIELD Act"
Nov. 30, 2010 The State of Our National Security
Nov. 18, 2010 Franks to Holder: Repudiate Terror Trial Policy or Resign
July 27, 2010 http://franks.house.gov/press_releases/483
July 2, 2010 Franks Introduces Bill to Secure American Borders
June 21, 2010 Letter to James Oberstar, John Mica, Terry Costello, and Thomas Petri - Perimeter Rule at Washington Reagan National Airport
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