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ANCA Report Card: 115th Congress (2017-2018)

Adam Schiff

D- California
District 28

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Cosponsored the Genocide Prevention Resolution, H.Res.220? Yes
Cosponsored the Trott Amendment attaching the H.Res.220 to the NDAA? Yes
Cosponsored the U.S.-Artsakh Travel and Communication Resolution, H.Res.697? Yes
Cosponsored the Haiti and Armenia Reforestation Act, H.6503? No
Cosponsored the Resolution condemning the Erdogan-ordered Attacks, H.Res.354? No
Voted for the Resolution condemning the Erdogan-ordered attack, H.Res.354? Yes
Cosponsored the Azerbaijan Human Rights Resolution, H.Res.537? Yes
Cosponsored the Restrict International Financial Aid to Turkey Act, H.6633? No
Cosponsored the Block F-35 Sale to Turkey Act, H. 5863? Yes
Cosponsored the Resolution against Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missiles, H.Res.951? No
Cosponsored the US-Turkey Free Trade Promotion Act, H.R.3146? No
Member of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues? Yes
Traveled to Armenia / Artsakh? No
Condemned May 2017 Erdogan-ordered attack in 2017 Maloney and/or Bilirakis letter and/or statements Yes
Signed the Armenian Genocide Letters to the President in 2017 and/or 2018? Yes
Signed the Letters Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2017 and/or 2018? Yes
Signed the January 2018 Valadao/Sherman letter on U.S.-Armenia Double Tax Treaty? Yes
Signed the June 2017 Trott/Pallone letter opposing arms sales to Turkey? Yes
Signed 2018 letters promoting Armenia democracy aid, calling for Trump-Pashinyan meeting? Yes
Signed the February 2017 and/or May 2018 letters seeking freedom for Pastor Brunson? No
Offered Remarks in 2017 / 2018 in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide in the House? Yes
Offered Remarks in 2017 / 2018 in remembrance of the Pogroms in Baku, Sumgait, and Kirovabad? Yes
Offered Remarks in 2017 / 2018 making false Khojaly accusations? No
Participated in the 2017 / 2018 Capitol Hill Commemorations of the Armenian Genocide? Yes
Participated in the ANCA's July 2017 Sheridan Circle protest? No
Participated in the ANCA's June 2018 Armenia First Republic Centennial event? No
Participated in ANCA's screenings of The Promise (March 2017) and/or Architects of Denial (Sept. 17)? No
Participated in the March 2018 Armenian Parliamentarian event? No
Participated in the March 2018 Artsakh President event? No
Participated in the October 2017 Armenia 26th Anniversary event? No

07/01/2017 - Rep. Schiff met with ANCA leadership and discussed Armenian Priorities. Read the full article here.

06/30/2017 - Rep. Schiff supported the Trott-Pallone letter to reject the pending sale of semi-automatic guns for use by Turkish President security detail. Read the full article here.

06/27/2017 - Adam Schiff tweeted "After Erdogan's forces charged with beating protestors in US he asks: What kind of law and legal system is this? It's called democracy." See the Tweet here.

06/08/2017 - Rep. Schiff headed effort to reverse "harmful cuts" to U.S. foreign aid to Armenia included in President's Fiscal Year 2018 budget. Read the full article here.

06/07/2017 - Rep. Schiff condemns the Turkish crackdown on peaceful protesters on the House floor. Read the full statement here.

05/26/2017 - Adam Schiff tweeted "Montenegro shoved aside (literally), Duterte praised for murder campaign, Erdogan thugs beat protesters in US. Is this making America great?" See the Tweet here.

05/22/2017 - Adam Schiff tweeted "Bad enough that Turkish security forces attack protesters back home. Outrageous, to see them do so here, and while Erdo─čan watches." See the Tweet here.

05/20/2017 - Rep. Schiff spoke out with his fellow congressmen, condeming the violent beatings on May 16 in Washington D.C. See the full article here.

05/02/2017 - Rep. Schiff spoke out and commemorated the Armenian Genocide on the House Floor. See the full article here.

04/24/2017 - Adam Schiff tweeted "We march to honor, remember, and demand justice for the 1.5 million Armenian men, women and children slaughtered in the #ArmenianGenocide." See the Tweet here.

04/24/2017 - Adam Schiff tweeted "It's time for US to end its silence. We must never allow ourselves to be complicit in Turkey's campaign of denial of the Armenian Genocide!" See the Tweet here.

04/18/2017 - Adam Schiff tweeted "(1/2) Erdogan's narrow victory, marred by voting irregularities, bodes poorly for democracy in Turkey. It is not an occasion for congratulations. (2/2) Does @POTUS applaud Erdogan for cementing one man rule? Undermining a once free press? Crushing dissent? Protecting Trump Tower Istanbul?" See the Tweet here.

04/14/2017 - Adam Schiff gives tribute to Lena Kortoshian as "28th Congressional District Woman of the Year " on the House floor. See the full statement here.

04/05/2017 - Rep. Schiff participated in solemn observance of the Annual Capitol Hill Armenian Genocide Commemoration. See the full article here.

04/04/2017 - Rep. Schiff discussed challenges and roles of Artsakh with Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan. See the full article here.

03/27/2017 - Adam Schiff tweeted ".@POTUS and Congress must recognize the Armenian Genocide and denounce all crimes against humanity. Introduced bill with @RepDaveTrott:"See the Tweet here.

03/22/2017 - Rep. Schiff Spearheads Bipartisan Genocide Prevention Resolution with Rep. Trott. See the full article here.

03/16/2017 - Representative Schiff calls for expanded Aid to Artsakh and Armenia; Support for Refugee Resettlement During house Appropriations Subcommittee Testimony. See the full article here.

03/09/2017 - Representative Schiff condemns Azerbaijan's Anti-Armenian massacres in Sumgait on the House floor.
See ANCA article here.
See the Congressional statement here.

01/10/2017 - Adam Schiff Honors the 100th Birthday of Mr. Henry Morgenthau, III. The ambassador of America during the time of the Ottoman Empire, and a supporter of Armenia and her people. See the full statement here.

12/31/2016 - Adam Schiff tweeted "More murder by Azerbaijan along LOC. 3 soldiers killed in Artsakh. U.S. must condemn/insist on monitoring equipment."See the Tweet here.