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.

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

Betty McCollum

D- Minnesota
District 4

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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)? Yes
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? Yes
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? Yes
Signed Letters Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2019/2020? No
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? Yes
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? No
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


04/24/20 - Rep. McCollum posted the following to Facebook: "Today we commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by honoring the victims, standing in solidarity with the Armenian American community, and rejecting all forms of violence, hate, and intolerance today & in the future. I’m inspired by ANCA for leading a nationwide effort to fund 1.5 million meals to help needy Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the face of so much uncertainty, it is encouraging to see communities all over the country coming together to overcome adversity." View the Facebook post here.

04/24/20 - Rep. McCollum tweeted "Today we commemorate the 105th anniversary of the #ArmenianGenocide by honoring the victims, standing in solidarity with the Armenian American community, and rejecting all forms of violence, hate, and intolerance today & in the future." View the tweet here.

04/24/20 - Rep. McCollum tweeted "I’m inspired by @ANCA_DC for leading a nationwide effort to fund 1.5 million meals to help needy Americans during the #COVID19 pandemic. In the face of so much uncertainty, it is encouraging to see communities all over the country coming together to overcome adversity." View the tweet here.

10/29/19 - Rep. McCollum tweeted "Today the House will vote on H.Res.296, affirming the U.S. recognizes the #ArmenianGenocide. I’m proud to stand with the Armenian community in remembrance as we reaffirm our condemnation of these atrocious acts. https://bit.ly/2BUx1al" View the tweet here.

04/25/19 - Rep. McCollum tweeted "We remember the victims, honor survivors, and stand with the Armenian community in remembrance of the #ArmenianGenocide" View the tweet here.
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