Rep. Trent Franks, an Arizona Republican who is among the most conservative members of the House, is expected to resign his seat as soon as Thursday, according to a GOP member and an aide familiar with his plans.
Right now, it is unclear why he is stepping down, but sources say there have been rumors of inappropriate behavior. "The statement will explain".
Thursday evening Franks declined to confirm to a gaggle of reports that he plans to resign.
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"There's been rumors swirling around him for years, at least in 2012", a Republican official told the outlet. "Franks said in a 2011 interview that "[gay marriage] literally is a threat to the nation's survival".
Franks represents the 8th district of Arizona, which includes the northwest Valley.
Some people in Washington reportedly knew as far back as 2012, when Franks was mulling a run for the Senate.
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Franks was seen huddling with fellow Republicans on the floor of the House Thursday, in what appeared to be a prayer circle. He served a term in the state House in the 1980s.
Franks was involved in Trump's efforts to oust Arizona Sen. The primary election is to be held no less than 80 and no more than 90 days after the vacancy occurs.
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