Monday, April 3, 2017

Donald Trump declares war on Freedom Caucus: The Trent Franks edition

Franks was first elected to the U.S. House on November 5, 2002.

Source:  Ballotpedia, NBC News, Wikipedia (2010),

Source:   govtrack

Trump won 58.1% of the vote in Arizona's 8th Congressional District.  Big advantage Franks. 

Related reading:
Arizona's Freedom Caucus members shrug off Trump threat.  (Arizona Republic, 3/31/2017)
If the intent was to pressure the group of conservative House members, Rep. Trent Franks said it would not work. 
We’ve been guilt tripped by the best of them. We’ve been guilt tripped by guys half Mr. Trump’s size,” said Franks, who was undeclared on the health bill. “If somebody can get to the right of me in the primaries, God bless them.”

Other Trump declares war on Freedom Caucus posts:
Mark Meadows.  (3/30/2017)
Jim Jordan.  (3/30/2017)
Justin Amash.  (3/30/2017)
Joe Barton.  (3/30/3017)
Andy Biggs.  (3/30/3017)
Rod Blum.  (3/30/2017)
Dave Brat.  (3/31/2017)
Jim Bridenstine.  (3/31/2017)
Mo Brooks.  (3/31/2017)
Ken Buck.  (4/1/2017)
Warren Davidson.  (4/1/2017)
Ron DeSantis.  (4/2/2017)
Scott DesJarlais.  (4/2/2017)
Jeff Duncan.  (4/2/2017)

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