The ANCA carefully tracks Members of Congress on a range of issues of concern to Armenian Americans. We compile this information and present the profile of each Member in an easy-to-read Report Card format. Congressional grades and endorsements for the 116th Congress will be announced on October, 2020.

Choose your state on the map or or in the "Select State" dropbox to view the report cards of all House Members and congress Members.

ANCA Report Card: 116th Congress (2019-2020)

Anthony Brindisi

D- New York
District 22

VIEW CONGRESSIONAL BIO
2020 GRADE
A-
2020
Previous Member
2018
A-

B
Voted for the Armenian Genocide Resolution, H.Res. 296? Yes
Cosponsored the Armenian Genocide Resolution, H.Res.296? Yes
Cosponsored the Artsakh Recognition Resolution, H.Res.1203? No
Cosponsored the Resolution Condemning the Azerbaijan/Turkey Attacks, H.Res.1165? Yes
Cosponsored the U.S.-Artsakh Travel and Communication Resolution, H.Res.190? No
Cosponsored the Resolution Reaffirming the US-Armenia Strategic Relationship (H.Res.452)? No
Cosponsored the 2020 Speier-Cox Amendment to the Foreign Aid Bill for Continued U.S. Aid to Artsakh? No
Voted for the 2019 Speier Amendment to the Foreign Aid Bill Calling for $40 Million in Aid to Armenia? Yes
Voted for the 2019 Sherman Amendment to the NDAA against Azerbaijani Threats to Shoot Down Civilian Aircraft? Yes
Signed the 2020 Armenian Caucus Letter Condemning Azerbaijan/Turkey attacks on Armenia/Artsakh? No
Signed the 2020 Cox-Sherman-Costa-Clark Letter Calling for Sanctions on Azerbaijan for War Crimes? No
Signed the 2020 Speier Letter Against the Anti-Armenian Chabot-Cohen Amendment to NDAA? No
Signed the Armenian Caucus Letter Condemning the Azerbaijan War Games in May, 2020? No
Signed the 2019 Sherman-Cox Letter to Continue US Aid for Artsakh De-Mining? No
Signed Letters Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2019/2020? Yes
Signed the 2020 Titus Letter urging the Library of Congress to properly categorize the Armenian Genocide? No
Signed the 2019 Armenian Genocide Letter to the President? No
Signed the 2020 Crenshaw Letter to Block Erdogan’s Visit to DC? No
Issued a 2020 Statement Calling for Artsakh Recognition? No
Issued a 2020 Statement Condemning Azerbaijan/Turkey Attacks on Armenia/Artsakh? Yes
Issued an April 24th Statement Marking the Armenian Genocide in 2019/2020? Yes
Commemorated the Sumgait-Baku-Kirovabad Pogroms in 2019/2020? No
Offered Remarks in 2019/2020 making false Khojaly accusations? No
Traveled to Armenia and/or Artsakh in 2019/2020? No
Member of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues? Yes


07/17/20 - Rep. Brindisi tweeted "As a member of the bipartisan Armenian Caucus, I’m paying close attention to recent escalations in the region. Armenia has endured decades of instability & I’m praying for a peaceful solution. I will keep working with both parties to support all our allies, including Armenia." View the tweet here.

04/24/20 - Rep. Brindisi tweeted "Today marks the 105th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, and as 1 of 3 members of Congress of Armenian descent, this is an issue close to my heart. Today we honor the 1.5 million lives lost, work to ensure history remembers them, and stand firmly against genocide everywhere." View the tweet here.

11/01/19 - Rep. Brindisi posted the following to Facebook: "As one of three members of Congress of Armenian descent, I stood with the Armenian community and voted to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide of 1915. America must never be silent in the face of genocide, and by affirming the U.S. government’s recognition and condemnation of this horrific event, the Armenian community and the world can work together to prevent similar events from ever happening again." View the Facebook post here.

11/01/19 - Rep. Brindisi tweeted "This week Congress voted to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide of 1915. As one of three members of Congress of Armenian descent, I will always fight to prevent an event like this from ever happening again." View the tweet here.

07/10/19 - Rep. Brindisi posted the following to Facebook: "As one of three members of Congress of Armenian descent, it was an honor to meet Varuzhan Nersesyan, the Armenian Ambassador to the United States." View the Facebook post here.

07/10/19 - Rep. Brindisi tweeted "As one of three members of Congress of Armenian descent, it was an honor to meet Varuzhan Nersesyan, the Armenian Ambassador to the United States." View the tweet here.

04/29/19 - Rep. Brindisi tweeted "I am a proud cosponsor of H.Res. 296, a bipartisan resolution affirming the U.S. government’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide. I stand with the Armenian community in ensuring we recognize these terrible crimes against humanity and denounce any genocide denial." View the tweet here.
Your generosity empowers our advocacy, inspires our work, and sustains our momentum.
DONATE NOW!
close-image