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

David Cicilline

D- Rhode Island
District 1

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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? No
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? Yes
Offered Remarks in 2017 / 2018 in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide in the House? No
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? No
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? Yes

03/15/2018- Rep. David Cicilline welcomed Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan to the U.S. Capitol at a reception co-hosted by the ANCA. Read the full article here.

05/25/2017- Rep. David Cicilinne offers remarks at the House Foreign Affairs Europe Subcommittee hearing on the Erdogan-ordered attack on peaceful protesters at Sheridan Circle Watch the video here.

07/07/2017 - Rep. Cicilline introduced an amendment to block a pending sale of F-35 jets to Turkey. Read the full article here.

06/06/2017 - Rep. Cicilline condemned the attacks of Turkish government security forces on peaceful protesters. Read the full article here.

05/25/2017 - Rep. Cicilline tweeted "Rep. Cicilline Leads Congressional Hearing on Violence Outside Turkish Ambassador’s Residence" See the Tweet here.

05/02/2017 - Rep. Cicilline commemorated the Armenian Genocide on the House Floor. Read the full article here.

04/25/2017 - Rep. Cicilline tweeted "Rep. Cicilline marks 102nd Anniversary of Armenian Genocide." See the Tweet here.

04/24/2017 - Rep. Cicilline tweeted "Rep. Cicilline Statement on 102nd Anniversary of Armenian Genocide" See the Tweet here.

04/21/2017 - Rep. Cicilline tweeted "Rep. Cicilline honored victims of Armenian genocide this morning in North Providence" See the Tweet here.

03/18/2017 - Rep. Cicilline met with Artsakh Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan. Read the full article here.

04/23/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Trister from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/22/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Trister from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/01/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Trister from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

01/29/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Trister from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

12/14/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Trister from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

11/15/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Trister from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/27/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Trister from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/27/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Peter Karafotas from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/03/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Trister from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/03/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Peter Karafotas from the office of Rep. David Cicilline regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

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