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: 117th Congress (2021-2022)

Cosponsored the Armenian Genocide Education Act (H.R.7555)? Yes
Cosponsored Resolution Urging Release of Armenian POWs (H.Res.240)? Yes
Cosponsored Pro-Armenian Amendments to the FY22 NDAA? Yes
Signed Letter Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2021? Yes
Signed Letter Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2022? Yes
Signed Letter Calling on U.S. to Cut Military Aid to Azerbaijan? yes
Signed Letter Urging President to Recognize Armenian Genocide? Yes
Signed 2021 Armenian American Priorities Letter to the President? Yes
Signed Letter Urging the U.S. to Block the Transfer of Drone Technology to Turkey? Yes
Signed Letter Urging the U.S. to Block F-16s Sale to Turkey? Yes
Signed  Letter Urging U.S. Funding for Artsakh Demining? yes
Issued Statements Commemorating Azerbaijan's Pogroms in Sumgait & Baku? Yes
Issued Pro-Azerbaijan Statements on Black January? no
Issued an April 24th Statement Marking the Armenian Genocide in 2021/2022? Yes
Member of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues? Yes

12/10/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Join live as the Committee resumes a markup of the following measures: H.Con.Res. 59, Condemning the October 25, 2021, military coup in Sudan and standing with the people of Sudan H.R. 6140, Sudan Democracy Act H.R. 5665, Combating International Islamophobia Act H.R. 6089, Stop Iranian Drones Act H.R. 3988, Mental Health in International Development and Humanitarian Settings Act H. Res. 376, Condemning Turkey for its occupation of Cyprus and encouraging President Biden to make the resolution of the Cyprus problem a top foreign policy priority H. Res. 831, Calling on the United States Government to uphold the founding democratic principles of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and establish a Center for Democratic Resilience within the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization" View the Facebook post here.

12/09/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "TUNE IN as HFAC holds a markup of the following measures: - H.Con.Res. 59, Condemning the October 25, 2021, military coup in Sudan and standing with the people of Sudan - H.R. 6140, Sudan Democracy Act - H.R. 5665, Combating International Islamophobia Act - H.R. 6089, Stop Iranian Drones Act - H.R. 3988, Mental Health in International Development and Humanitarian Settings Act - H. Res. 376, Condemning Turkey for its occupation of Cyprus and encouraging President Biden to make the resolution of the Cyprus problem a top foreign policy priority - H. Res. 831, Calling on the United States Government to uphold the founding democratic principles of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and establish a Center for Democratic Resilience within the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization" View the Facebook post here.

11/02/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "This afternoon, I joined the Congressional Armenian Caucus in meeting with Armenian Ambassador to the United States Lilit Makunts. We spoke about the need to demine #Artsakh, Armenian POWs in Azerbaijan, and the possibilities of a U.S.-Armenia Tax Treaty. I remain committed to strengthening the U.S.-Armenia partnership and was pleased to discuss these important issues with Ambassador Makunts." View the Facebook post here.

11/02/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "This afternoon, I joined the Congressional Armenian Caucus in meeting with Armenian Ambassador to the United States @LilitMakunts . We spoke about the need to demine #Artsakh, Armenian POWs in Azerbaijan, and the possibilities of a U.S.-Armenia Tax Treaty. (1/2)" View the tweet here.

10/19/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "I was pleased to meet with Armenian Ambassador to the U.S. Lilit Makunts and discuss the ways in which Congress can work to strengthen the U.S.-Armenia relationship." View the Facebook post here.

09/24/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Pleased to report that the House passed an amendment offered by U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas Congressman Adam Schiff and I calling for Azerbaijan’s immediate release of Armenian prisoners of war and for an investigation into their actions during their 2020 attacks against #Artsakh." View the Facebook post here.

09/24/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Pleased to report that the House passed an amendment offered by @RepCardenas @RepAdamSchiff and I calling for Azerbaijan’s immediate release of Armenian prisoners of war and for an investigation into their actions during their 2020 attacks against #Artsakh." View the tweet here.

09/02/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Today marks the 30th anniversary of the declaration of independence of #Artsakh. As a proud Member of the Congressional Armenian Caucus, I stand in solidarity with the people of Artsakh." View the Facebook post here.

07/16/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "During a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing, I urged USAID - US Agency for International Development to bolster U.S. aid to Armenia to help them deal with the aftermath of recent Azeri aggression. https://youtu.be/E5K4WkQCTCY" View the Facebook post here.

07/13/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Thank you to St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church for hosting me on the Armenian Holiday of Vardavar (Feast of Transfiguration). Greg Martayan" View the Facebook post here.

07/12/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Always good to attend Sunday services at Holy Martyrs Armenian Apostolic Church with Greg Martayan, Director of Public Safety and Los Angeles Council Member Paul Koretz. Was able to discuss the recent recognition of the #ArmenianGenocide and the situation in #Artsakh." View the Facebook post here.

06/17/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Appears to be another human rights abuse by Erdogan. Government of Kyrgyzstan should not allow anyone to be forcibly held in an embassy or extradited without proof and due process of law. (1/2)" View the tweet here.

06/08/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Sherman to Secretary of State Antony Blinken at House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing: Reverse 907 waiver. Stop all arms sales to #Azerbaijan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYg_tdcL4vQ" View the Facebook post here.

06/07/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Sherman to @SecBlinken at @HouseForeign hearing: Reverse 907 waiver. Stop all arms sales to #Azerbaijan" View the tweet here.

05/14/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Greatly concerned over reports of Azeri troops crossing over into #Armenia. The United States must unequivocally condemn this violation of international law, and work for the withdrawal of Azeri forces from Armenian territory. http://asbarez.com/202434/azerbaijan-breaches-armenia-border/" View the Facebook post here.

04/24/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Today, on the 106th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, President Joe Biden became the first U.S. President to formally recognize the systematic murder of 1.5 million Armenians as a genocide. As we commemorate today's solemn anniversary and applaud the significant action by President Biden, let us also reaffirm our commitment toward encouraging education and broader public understanding of the facts of the #ArmenianGenocide https://sherman.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/sherman-applauds-biden-s-historic-action-to-recognize-the-armenian" View the Facebook post here.

04/24/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Today, on the 106th Anniversary of the #ArmenianGenocide, @POTUS became the first U.S. President to formally recognize the systematic murder of 1.5 million Armenians as a genocide. (1/2)" View the tweet here.

04/24/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "As we commemorate today's solemn anniversary and applaud the significant action by President Biden, let us also reaffirm our commitment toward encouraging education and broader public understanding of the facts of the #ArmenianGenocide (2/2)" View the tweet here.

03/17/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Today I spoke with Assistant Secretary Reeker of the U.S. Department of State regarding #Armenian POWs in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan is in violation of the ceasefire agreement by not having released all POWs. I am glad to hear the State Department has had multiple, substantive conversations with Baku calling for the release of all POWs. It seems to be that Baku gave POWs access to International Committee of the Red Cross in response to US efforts. I will continue to work with the State Department to release all POWs." View the Facebook post here.

03/17/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Today I spoke with Assistant Secretary Reeker @StateDept regarding #Armenian POWs in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan is in violation of the ceasefire agreement by not having released all POWs. (1/2)" View the tweet here.

03/10/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Today Secretary of State Antony Blinken appeared before House Committee on Foreign Affairs to discuss the Biden administration's priorities for U.S. foreign policy. I raised many issues with the Secretary such as Iran, the release of Armenian POWs, human rights in Sri Lanka, the Rohingya, and enforced disappearances in Pakistan. https://youtu.be/lOH6yP1Yb_s" View the Facebook post here.

03/10/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Today @SecBlinken appeared before @HouseForeign to discuss the Biden administration's priorities for U.S. foreign policy. I raised many issues with the Secretary such as Iran, the release of Armenian POWs and enforced disappearances in Pakistan." View the tweet here.

02/23/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Today I met with Ambassador Varuzhan Nersesyan to discuss how Congress can work to strengthen the U.S.-Armenia relationship. We discussed the ongoing issues in #Artsakh as a result of the devastation caused by Azeri and Turkish attacks against Artsakh last year. I expressed my strong support for immediate U.S. assistance to Armenia and Artsakh, and I look forward to working with my colleagues on these important issues. We also discussed the importance of securing a U.S.-Armenia Tax Treaty, which would remove barriers to the growth of U.S.-Armenia economic relations and prevent double taxation. I am looking forward to working with Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen to make this a reality." View the Facebook post here.

02/23/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Today I met with Ambassador @VaruzhanN to discuss how Congress can work to strengthen the U.S.-Armenia relationship. We discussed the ongoing issues in #Artsakh as a result of the devastation caused by Azeri and Turkish attacks against Artsakh last year. (1/3)" View the tweet here.

02/23/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "I expressed my strong support for immediate U.S. assistance to Armenia and Artsakh, and I look forward to working with my colleagues on these important issues. (2/3)" View the tweet here.

02/23/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "We also discussed the importance of securing a U.S.-Armenia Tax Treaty, which would remove barriers to the growth of U.S.-Armenia economic relations and prevent double taxation. I am looking forward to working with @JanetYellen to make this a reality. (3/3)" View the tweet here.

02/03/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Today I called on Ambassador Litzenberger to clarify his recent concerning statements congratulating Azerbaijan for “restoring its territorial integrity.” We need a permanent solution to the #Artsakh conflict that supports Artsakh’s long-term security and stability." View the Facebook post here.

02/03/21 - Rep. Sherman posted the following to Facebook: "Pleased to co-sign an important letter to Secretary of State Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin led by the Co-Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the #ArmenianCaucus urging them to take significant steps to strengthen the US-Armenia strategic relationship and provide urgently needed aid to the people of #Artsakh. Much needs to be done to address the damage and human rights abuses committed by Azerbaijan and Turkey." View the Facebook post here.

02/03/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Pleased to co-sign an important letter to @SecBlinken and @SecDef led by the Co-Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the #ArmenianCaucus urging them to take significant steps to strengthen the US-Armenia strategic relationship and provide urgently needed aid to the people of #Artsakh. (1/2)" View the tweet here.

02/03/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Much needs to be done to address the damage and human rights abuses committed by Azerbaijan and Turkey. (2/2)" View the tweet here.

02/03/21 - Rep. Sherman tweeted "Today I called on Amb. Litzenberger @USEmbassyBaku to clarify his recent concerning statements congratulating Azerbaijan for “restoring its territorial integrity.” We need a permanent solution to the #Artsakh conflict that supports Artsakh’s long-term security and stability." View the tweet here.
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