A strong conservative’s career in Congress has ended because of an allegation related to discussing surrogate motherhood. On Thursday, Trent Franks resigned from Congress. Talk about shocking!
The congressman said he learned the House Ethics Committee was reviewing complaints about discussions he had with two female aides about surrogate motherhood, as reported by the Washington Times.
Rep. Trent Franks, Arizona Republican, announced Thursday that he was resigning from Congress, saying that he didn’t want to go through the way his actions would be distorted and leaked about in the current climate.
He said that he had learned that the House Ethics Committee was reviewing complaints about his discussions with two female aides about surrogate motherhood. Rather than suffer through an investigation, he said, he decided to step down.
“We are in an unusual moment in history – there is a collective focus on a very important problem of justice