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Trent Franks' Public Statements

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: Announced, 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
June 4, 2013 Pain-Capable Abortion Ban Passes Constitution Subcommittee
June 4, 2013 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
May 22, 2013 Congressmen Urge U.S. to Move Embassy to Jerusalem
May 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr., Attorney General - IRS Targeting
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 17, 2013 Franks to Expand D.C. Abortion Bill Nationwide
May 17, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - IRS Targeting
May 17, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Special Counsel to Investigate IRS
May 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry and Secretary Lew - Rep. Duncan Sends Bipartisan Letter on Iran-Turkish Relations to Sec. Kerry & Sec. Lew
May 13, 2013 Letter to Douglas H. Schulman, Commissioner of IRS - IRS Targeting
May 9, 2013 Letters to State Attorneys General - Seek Answers on Newborn Homicides
May 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Preventing Closures of Air Traffic Control Towers
May 1, 2013 Franks: American Pastor Abedini Denied Medical Care After Repeated Beatings
April 26, 2013 Letter to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon - U.S. Congressmen Express 'Outrage' over U.N. Official Blaming U.S. & Israel for Boston Bombings
April 25, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Repeal Plan B Decision
April 25, 2013 Atrocities of Abortion
April 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry - Elections in Pakistan
April 16, 2013 Franks Resolution Deems Obamacare Unconstitutional Under Origination Clause
April 15, 2013 Committee to Hold Hearing on Mismanagement at the Civil Rights Division of DOJ
April 15, 2013 Franks: Tragedies Like Bombing Reminder We're All Americans, Above All
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions
March 18, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Israel's Iron Dome
March 15, 2013 Hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission - The Worsening Plight of Religious Minorities in Iran
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
March 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal
March 2, 2013 Franks on Sequestration: Federal Government "A Parody of Itself"
Feb. 28, 2013 Franks on Release of Detainees: Administration Again Makes Criminals' Lives Easier
Feb. 15, 2013 Franks: Future looks bleak for Egypt's Coptic Christians
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Immigration
Feb. 15, 2013 The Threat of a Nuclear Iran
Feb. 14, 2013 Lautenberg Joins More than 80 Senators & Representatives in Urging State Dept to "Exhaust Every Option" in Release of Abedini
Feb. 13, 2013 Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013
Feb. 6, 2013 The Global Jihadist Threat
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary Panetta, Secretary Napolitano, and Mr. Zients - Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems
Jan. 29, 2013 Franks Responds to Iranian Jail Sentence for American Pastor Abedini
Jan. 25, 2013 Franks Introduces Children's Hope Act Scholarship Tax Credit Bill
Jan. 24, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Gun Control
Jan. 23, 2013 Sunset Memorial
Jan. 22, 2013 Forty Years of Victims' Legacy of Abortion
Jan. 16, 2013 Franks on Gun Control: American People Will Not Roll Over
Jan. 14, 2013 Franks Expresses "the Most Serious Reservations" on Hagel Nomination
Jan. 11, 2013 Franks on Karzai Meeting: Obama Mustn't Pull Troops Too Quickly
Dec. 12, 2012 Chair of Missile Defense Caucus: Obama Sitting on the Sidelines on North Korea/Iran
Dec. 11, 2012 Franks Condemns Administration's Waivers Allowing Business with Iran
Dec. 6, 2012 Franks and Crawford Lead Coalition Seeking Balanced Budget Amendment in Fiscal Cliff Negotiations
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