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Arizona Rep. Trent Franks is resigning from Congress

Arizona Rep. Trent Franks is resigning from Congress”

Roll Call reported this afternoon that Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) was expected to resign from Congress amid rumors of inappropriate behavior and sexual misconduct.

Franks' statement is expected to come Thursday night. Franks told Roll Call that he would make a statement on Thursday evening, that will "explain" things. It did not elaborate why Franks has chosen to resign.

"There's been rumors swirling around him for years, at least in 2012", the Republican source told Roll Call.

Franks sits on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Armed Services committee.

The future of his political career and the nature of his reported "inappropriate behavior" remain unclear.

"I'll let the statement speak for itself", he said off the House floor. Some people in Washington reportedly knew as far back as 2012, when Franks was mulling a run for the Senate. He is now serving his eighth term in the United States Congress. Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales rates the race Solid Republican. "The special general election is required to be held no less than 50 and no more than 60 days after the primary".



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