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GOP Rep. Says “Mueller is Compromised,” In “Violation of the Code,” As Calls To Resign Grow Louder

As the Special Counsel’s investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election rolls on, new pressure is building on Robert Mueller to resign. Republican Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) believes Mueller’s resignation is long over due. Show More Summary

CNN’s Ana Cabrera smacks down Republican congressman pushing fake news about Vegas shooting

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), a Republican on the House’s Armed Services Committee, claimed to “personally know” that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was using “illegal” automatic weapons — and CNN host Ana Cabrera had to fact check him. “I’m a little...

HARRY REID’S LEGACY: The Senate must end the tyranny of the minority and abolish the filibuster. …

HARRY REID’S LEGACY: The Senate must end the tyranny of the minority and abolish the filibuster. Congressman Trent Franks: Mr. Trump is extremely astute to recognize the ‘senseless 60,’ Senate rule to be the primary culprit responsible for turning the U.S. Senate into the fundamentally dysfunctional institution it has become. Perhaps the president was paying […]

Robert Mueller must resign as special counsel overseeing the Russian investigation, says top Republican congressman

4 months agoNews : Trending Now

A Republican congressman described as one of the most conservative politicians in the country, has called for special prosecutor Robert Meuller to stand down. Trent Franks, of Arizona, has said Mr Mueller, who is currently overseeing...Show More Summary

GOP congressman pushed for Pentagon to create a vile database of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ Muslims

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

When Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) introduced an amendment to a Defense Department spending bill that would compel the Pentagon to study “violent strains of Islam” and create a database of “good” and “bad” Muslim theologians, even his fellow Republicans weren’t...

GOP Congressman says terrorists can hide nukes in marijuana bales and that's why we need a wall

9 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

At some point, one would think, the Republican Party is going to eventually need legislators who are not deeply, deeply stupid. While defending the need to build a costly wall along the southern U.S. border, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ)Show More Summary

Congressman: Russia did what 'media should have'

11 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Arizona Republican Trent Franks says that the leak of hacked emails during the presidential campaign was actually a public service.

GOP Congressman: Russian Hackers 'Merely Did What The Media Should've Done'

11 months agoNews : Huffington Post

If it were up to Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), the media would start taking its cues from Russian hackers. The Republican congressman appeared on MSNBC with Hallie Jackson on Thursday to deny that Russia hacked into U.S. government servers...Show More Summary

Tea Party congressman says Russian hackers should be praised for doing ‘the media’s’ job

11 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Conservative Republican Rep. Trent Franks reacted to the Obama administration’s fresh sanctions against Russia for election meddling by praising the hackers who penetrated the servers of U.S. political organizations and published what they found online. The New Civil Rights Movement’s...

WATCH: Rep. Trent Franks: Democratic platform on abortion is ‘true extremism’

The Arizona congressman chastises Democrats for rejecting pro-life legislation and warns of the dangers presented by a Clinton presidency.

GOP congressman viciously mangles history to blame ‘the left’ for slavery and the Civil War

last yearNews : The Raw Story

An Arizona Republican compared slavery to abortion as he blamed “the left” for slavery and the Civil War. Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) described legal abortion as “the greatest human genocide in the history of humanity” during an appearance Friday with Everett Piper, president...

GOP congressman crusades to stop Trump, then commits to voting for him in the general election

Add Arizona Rep. Trent Franks to the list of empty-threat Republicans who are positively desperate to keep Donald Trump from becoming the GOP nominee. Jennifer Bendery reports: Rep. Trent Franks (Ariz.), a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, began circulating his letter Wednesday night. Show More Summary

A GOP congressman is pleading for Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio to drop out to stop Donald Trump

A GOP congressman is pleading with presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz to consolidate in an attempt to overtake Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona wrote a letter addressed to Sens. Rubio and...Show More Summary

GOP Rep. Implores Rubio, Cruz to Stop Fighting Each Other and Team Up to Stop Trump

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

Republican Congressman Trent Franks is making a big plea today to both Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio to stop fighting and team up to take down Donald Trump.

Arizona Congressman’s Tweet About Bill of Rights Unfortunately Fails on Every Level

Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks wanted to celebrate the anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights on Tuesday with a nice tweet: Some notes: It was 1791, not 1971, obviously. The way you can tell this is that the actual...Show More Summary

Please Allow Me to Introduce the Congressman who Represents Valley Forge

TPM posted the MSNBC video of Arizona Congressman Trent Franks telling a reporter that what we need is a Valley Forge American to step up and become Speaker of the House. Fortunately for Congressman Franks, Valley Forge is mostly in the 7th Congressional District of PA so he doesn’t have to look hard for the [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

GOP Rep. Compares Planned Parenthood Fight to Fight Against Slavery

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

Republican Congressman Trent Franks today compared the current fight against Planned Parenthood to when Americans fought years ago to end slavery.

Congressman Slams Obama: “He Hasn’t Said a Word About Planned Parenthood Selling Aborted Babies”

During today’s Congressional hearing over Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted babies and their body parts, pro-life Congressman Trent Frank criticized pro-abortion President Barack Obama. Franks said the president has yet to utter a single word in condemnation of Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted babies for research. Show More Summary

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