Uh oh: GOP Rep. Trent Franks expected to resign

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No word yet on why but Roll Call is whispering about allegations of “inappropriate behavior.” I posted this tweet earlier but it’s worth re-upping:

SOURCES: @CNN and @washingtonpost working on exposing 20-30 congressional members 4 sexual harassment. #DC

— Michael Trujillo (@mikehtrujillo) December 7, 2017

Neil King, a former WSJ reporter based in D.C., responded to that with this:

Hearing the total may top 40. https://t.co/SIRQ9B4YLE

— Neil King (@NKingofDC) December 7, 2017

Congressional reporter Haley Byrd tweeted this ominous PSA not long before the Franks news broke:

Now would be a good time to bookmark the House press gallery’s member casualty list that tracks lawmaker resignations and retirements. https://t.co/UOg0qvVk0w

— Haley Byrd (@byrdinator) December 7, 2017

She noted later that the Franks rumors had been circulating earlier this afternoon in the Capitol. He’s a member of the House Freedom Caucus and an ardent