Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) announced Thursday that he would resign from office as of Jan. 31, 2018, after discussing surrogacy issues with female staffers. "I have recently learned that the Ethics Committee is reviewing an inquiry regarding my discussion of surrogacy with two previous female subordinates, making each feel uncomfortable," he said in a statement. ... In a statement, Speaker Paul Ryan's office said Thursday that the speaker learned of "credible claims of misconduct" against Franks in the middle of last week. "The next day, the speaker presented Rep. Franks with the allegations, which he did not deny," according to Ryan's office. "The speaker told Rep. Franks that he intended to refer the allegations directly to the House Ethics Committee and told him that he should resign from Congress.
OK, Lets all play "RUSH TO JUDGEMENT"!
A lot of these men i don't get what their problem is. With trent I totally understand what his problem is.
#3 | POSTED BY GALAXIEPETE
Ding, ding, ding. He was finished already and is being used as a "sacrificial lamb."
We have entered an idiotic era of political correctness where there is no rule book but conversations with adults that make anyone (especially women) feel slightly uncomfortable is reason enough to require a resignation from Congress. This is crazy! It will have serious consequences as the forces of evil realize their advantage by taking down anyone in Congress for very minor transgressions. Seriously folks, America needs to grow the f**k up.
Men should not have any contact with women in business, politics or education. It's the only way to be sure.
Surrogacy?!? He was going for that 'natural implantation method'...
#7 | POSTED BY CATDOG AT 2017-12-08 09:02 AM | FLAG:
That's what I'm thinking. There has to be more going on here.
Acceptable, if awkward, scenario:
Franks: "Hey, Sally, my wife and I are looking for a surrogate mother for our child. What are your thoughts about surrogacy? Do you know anyone who might be interested in serving as a surrogate?"
Sally: "I think under the right circumstances, it could be a beautiful thing. But it's not something I personally would be interested in."
Franks: "I totally understand. Well, I've got to get back to work. Thanks for allowing me to talk about something so personal."
Franks: "Sally, have I ever told you how beautiful you are? Listen, my wife is unable to bear children, so I need a surrogate mother. You'd be perfect. You up for making a baby with me?"
Sally: "Um...I don't think you should be speaking to me that way."
"There has to be more going on here."
My thoughts exactly. Another possible unacceptable scenario is that he threatened to fire the women who wouldn't comply with his request to be a surrogate through either up-close and personal or medical (implantation) means. But the story doesn't indicate anything like that happened, so I'm left wondering.
"Oh baby, Sally, you look so good I want you to have my baby. You know what I mean? Wink, wink, nudge, nudge".
And now we know the rest of the story; we were all right and then some:
Female aides fretted Franks wanted to have sex to impregnate them
Arizona Rep. Trent Franks allegedly made unwanted advances toward female staffers in his office and retaliated against one who rebuffed him, according to House GOP sources with knowledge of a complaint against him.
Also on Friday, the Associated Press reported that Franks offered to pay an aide $5 million to carry his child and pressured her relentlessly on the matter.
It appears Franks was engaging in attempted prostitution, why isn't he being charged? He offered staffers money in order to have sex with his ugly ass. Grand Old Pedophile party at it again.
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