Representative Trent Franks's Public Statements


Full Name: Trent Franks
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/18/14 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo 4/15/14 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - Religious Freedom in the Air Force 4/15/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax 4/10/14 Israel Allies Caucus Co-Chair Slams Kerry Remarks on Israel 4/04/14 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman, and Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding for Common Core 4/03/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat 4/01/14 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government - Keeping Pressure on IRS for Targeting 3/31/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Frank Wolf, and Chakah Fattah - Increase Funding for SCAAP Reimbursements 3/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia 3/26/14 70 Representatives Urge President to Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia 3/20/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence 3/12/14 Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014 3/06/14 Letter to the House Approprations Committee - Secure Borders 3/05/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons 3/05/14 Franks Praises Passage of U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act 3/04/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - More Customs and Border Protection Officers 2/26/14 U.S. Congressman Trent Franks Addresses S.B. 1062 Controversy 2/26/14 Constitution Subcommittee Chair Praises Judiciary Hearing on Obama Administration's Overreach 2/26/14 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Jones Votes to End IRS Targeting of Conservative 2/12/14 The Moscow Times - Time to START Over on Missile Defense 2/12/14 Letter to Darren Odegard, Fedearl Aviation Administration - Construction of Control Tower at Tucson International Airport 2/10/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement 1/30/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Constitutional Duties 1/28/14 No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014 1/17/14 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel 1/15/14 A Sunset Memorial in Memory of the Victims of Roe v. Wade 1/15/14 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Prohibit Federal Funding for Elective Abortions 12/19/13 Letter to Eric Holder, Jr. US Attorney General - Call for DOJ Investigation of NAtional Intelligence Director Clapper for Lying to Congress 12/12/13 Franks Votes Against Ryan/Murray Budget Proposal 12/10/13 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture - Grain and Protein Limits for Meals Provided in Schools 12/09/13 Letter to President Barack Obama: Appoint New Ambassador for International Religious Freedom 12/06/13 Franks Introduces Bill to Recognize Jerusalem and Golan Heights, Move American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem 12/05/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants 11/25/13 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform 11/24/13 Franks: Iran Agreement is the "Definition of a Bad Deal" 11/22/13 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 11/22/13 Washington Post - Lawmakers plan to rough it on codel to Philippines 11/21/13 Letter to Chairman Paul Ryan, Chairwoman Patty Murray, Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen, and Ranking Member Jeff Sessions - Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program 11/20/13 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status 11/14/13 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell - Tightening Sanctions Against Iran 11/14/13 Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 11/13/13 Letter to Jon Jarvis, Director, National Park Service - Refund for Grand Canyon Reopening 11/13/13 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Plan to Designate National Monuments Without Congressional Approval 11/12/13 Franks, 39 Colleagues File Court Brief to Overturn Obamacare for Violating Clause of the Constitution 11/06/13 Letter to Secretary McHugh - Nunnelee Expresses His Concerns on Religious Freedom in the Military 11/05/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - Seeking Answers to the Attack in Benghazi 11/05/13 Arizona Republic - EPA's War on Coal Could Destroy Arizona's Energy Future 11/05/13 Franks Statement on Pastor Saeed Abedini's Transfer to Harsher Prison 10/30/13 Franks Introduces Critical Infrastructure Protection Act to Prevent Widespread Power Failures 10/30/13 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate