Trent Franks To Resign From Congress

WASHINGTON—Rep. Trent Franks (R., Ariz.) said Friday he would resign immediately rather than in the new year, just ahead of news reports that gave more details about his alleged conversations with staff members asking them to bear a child as a surrogate for him and his wife.

Mr. Franks, 60 years old, a conservative House member in his eighth term, said in a statement late Thursday he would leave Congress in January, after allegations surfaced that his discussion of surrogacy had made two female former employees uncomfortable....

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