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

Christopher Smith

R- New Jersey
District 4

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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? No
Cosponsored the Haiti and Armenia Reforestation Act, H.6503? No
Cosponsored the Resolution condemning the Erdogan-ordered Attacks, H.Res.354? Yes
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? No
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 No
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? No
Signed the January 2018 Valadao/Sherman letter on U.S.-Armenia Double Tax Treaty? No
Signed the June 2017 Trott/Pallone letter opposing arms sales to Turkey? No
Signed 2018 letters promoting Armenia democracy aid, calling for Trump-Pashinyan meeting? No
Signed the February 2017 and/or May 2018 letters seeking freedom for Pastor Brunson? Yes
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? No
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

04/26/2018- The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, co-chaired by Rep. Chris Smith, held a briefing titled "Revolution in Armenia?" Learn more here.

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

05/30/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/30/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/30/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC met with Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/30/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC met with Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/30/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC called Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/22/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

04/30/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

04/23/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Piero Tozzi from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/22/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Piero Tozzi from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/12/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/12/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/12/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC called Everett Price from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/05/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Mary Noonan from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/05/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/05/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Mark Milosch from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/05/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Mark Milosch from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/01/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

01/31/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

01/31/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

01/29/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

12/14/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

11/15/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Marisa Kovacs from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/27/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Mary Noonan from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/03/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Mary Noonan from the office of Rep. Christopher Smith regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.