Rep. Trent Franks expected to resign

Trent Franks is pictured. | AP Photo

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., was first elected in 2002. | Cliff Owen/AP Photo

Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) is expected to resign, according to a Republican operative informed on the congressman’s decision.

Franks was first elected in 2002 and considered a 2012 Senate bid before deciding against it. Frank’s 8th District in Arizona backed President Donald Trump by 21 points in 2016.