Arizona Rep. Trent Franks expected to resign

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Trent Franks of Arizona is expected to resign over allegations of sexual misconduct, sources told The Post. "The statement will explain".

As he walked past reporters outside the floor of the House of Representatives, Franks said: "I'll let the statement speak for itself".

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Franks is a conservative member of the House Freedom Caucus who has made his crusade against abortion a cornerstone of his career.

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It's not yet clear why Franks is leaving Congress, but rumors of inappropriate behavior on his part are swirling in Washington. Mark Walker, N.C., the chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee. Franks has served in Congress since 2003.

Thursday evening Franks declined to confirm to a gaggle of reports that he plans to resign.

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His Arizona district went big for President Trump in the presidential election, and he was considered a reliable supporter of the president's agenda.

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