Rep. Trent Franks, a conservative republican, is expected to resign amid news of sexually innapropriate behavior, according to a recent report.
- Rep. Trent Franks, a conservative Republican, is expected to resign amid news of sexually inappropriate behavior, according to a recent report.
- Franks is a congressman from Arizona's 8th district. He first assumed office in 2003.
Republican Rep. Trent Franks is expected to resign, Roll Call reported on Thursday based on a source with knowledge of the Arizona congressman's plans. "
"We will have a statement a little bit later, but that's all I can tell you right now,” Franks told Roll Call. "The statement will explain."
The statement is supposed to be released sometime on Thursday.
Franks, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus group on Capitol Hill, has reportedly engaged in inappropriate behavior over the years. Some people in Washington reportedly knew as far back as 2012, when Franks was mulling a run for the Senate.
The future of his political career and the nature of his reported "inappropriate behavior" remain unclear.
Franks is a congressman from Arizona's 8th district. He first assumed office in 2003.