Who Is Trent Franks' Wife Josephine Franks? Congressman Resigns Amid Misconduct Rumors
09 December, 2017, 05:08 | Author: Lester Mason
Franks acknowledged in a Thursday statementannouncing plans to resign January 30 that the investigation concerned his "discussion of surrogacy with two previous female subordinates, making each feel uncomfortable". "I have absolutely never physically intimidated, coerced, or had, or attempted to have, any sexual contact with any member of my congressional staff", Franks said in a statement. He said he discussed these issues with two female subordinates.
Franks said he and his wife have struggled with infertility for years. "We experienced three miscarriages".
Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) will likely resign, according to a source, amid unspecified rumors swirling around him since 2012.
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"I am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office". "If we want to hold people in power accountable for sexual assault we have to do it regardless of party affiliation". Announcing his resignation takes him out of the orbit of a House Ethics Committee probe, pundits explained. But no revelations were aired in the aftermath of the decision, and Franks went on to assume the chairmanship of a House Judiciary subcommittee.
Franks has served in the House since 2003 and is known as a fierce opponent of legal abortion, recently sponsoring a bill banning abortions after 20-week gestation that passed the House.
The Associated Press verified the identity of the staffer and confirmed that she worked in Franks' office. Ryan's lawyer interviewed two women with similar complaints and verified them through a third party. In a statement tweeted by Politico's Kyle Cheney, Franks admits what he did was inappropriate and claims he is stepping down not due to the severity of his actions, but because he feels his story would be unfairly sensationalized by an investigation.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity to freely describe the allegations.
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