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ANCA Report Card: 114th Congress (2015-2016)

David Trott

R- Michigan
District 11

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2016 GRADE
A+
2018
2016

A+
Cosponsored the Armenian Genocide Truth + Justice Resolution (H. Res. 154)? Yes
Cosponsored Legislation Condemning the Genocide Against Christians and Other Minorities in the Middle East (H.Con.Res.75)? Yes
Cosponsored the Azerbaijan Democracy Act (H.R.4264)? No
Signed the October, 2015 Royce-Engel Letter Offering Common-Sense Solutions to Stop Azerbaijani Aggression Against Artsakh and Armenia? Yes
Signed the March, 2016 Royce-Sherman Letter Calling for Implementation of the Royce-Engel Proposals to End Azerbaijani Aggression? Yes
Signed the April, 2015 Armenian Genocide Centennial Letter to President Obama? Yes
Signed the March 2015 / 2016 Letters Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities? No
Participated in the April 2015 / 2016 Capitol Hill Commemorations of the Armenian Genocide? Yes
Participated in the December 2015 Capitol Hill Event Marking the 24th Anniversary of Nagorno Karabakh Republic Independence? No
Offered Remarks in 2015 / 2016 in Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide in the House of Representatives? No
Offered Remarks in 2015 / 2016 in Remembrance of the Pogroms in Sumgait, Baku, and Kirovabad in the House of Representatives? No
Offered Remarks in 2015 / 2016 Regarding Khojaly in the House of Representatives? No
Member of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues? No

09/02/16 - The Congressional Armenian Caucus Leadership congratulates the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh on 25 years of independence. Read about it here.

07/13/2016 - Congressional Armenian Caucus announces expanded leadership, with Rep. Trott becoming a Vice-Chair. Read news coverage here.

03/02/2016 - During a House Foreign Affairs Committee meeting, Rep. Trott urges passage of H.Con.Res.75, which correctly referred to the ISIS attacks against Yezidis and other Christian communities in Iraq and Syria as genocide. In his remarks, he cited his 2015 visit to Armenia in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, noting, "We have failed to recognize the Armenian Genocide, and I urge my colleagues not to make the same mistake again." Watch the full video here.

04/24/2015 - Rep. Trott issues a press statement on his Armenian Genocide commemorative visit to Yerevan, noting, "It was an extraordinary honor to attend today’s somber remembrance of the Armenian Genocide. After one hundred years, the world has not forgotten the heartbreaking deaths that occurred in 1915 and we move forward to honor those who were lost and learn from the tragic events of the past. For far too long, many have refused to address this first genocide of the 20th Century and I am hopeful that today’s commemoration will serve as a solemn reminder for the world to stand with the Armenian people. Together, we will never forget these terrible crimes."

04/22/2015 - Rep. Trott announced he will be part of the Presidential delegation visit to Armenia to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 on Friday, April 24, 2015. "It is humbling to be part of this important remembrance of the Armenian Genocide. Representing such a vibrant community of Armenians in Southeast Michigan, I believe this commemoration is a sad but significant tribute to the millions of lives lost a century ago. We stand with the Armenian people and we will never forget this tragedy. I urge all of my colleagues and the Obama Administration to join us in solemnly remembering the genocide of 1915," said Rep. Trott

06/14/2016 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

05/16/2016 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

05/11/2016 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Pave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

05/04/2016 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

04/19/2016 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

04/18/2016 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

03/16/2016 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

02/22/2016 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Daye Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

02/16/2016 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

12/08/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

12/08/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

12/02/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Save Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

12/02/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Save Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

11/30/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna I from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

11/30/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna I from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

11/09/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

11/09/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

11/02/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

11/02/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/28/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/28/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/22/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group met with Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/22/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group met with Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/20/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/20/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/13/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/13/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/09/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

10/09/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azeri relations

04/09/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Maria Rondo; Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

04/09/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Maria Rondo; Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

02/13/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

02/13/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

02/11/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

02/11/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Pave Trott regarding US-Azerballan relations

02/10/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group met with Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

02/10/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group met with Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

02/09/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

02/09/2015 - Lobbyists from the Podesta Group e-mailed Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Azerbaijan relations

01/20/2015 - Brian Forni of Brian Forni Inc. met with Mena Hanna from the office of Dave Trott regarding US-Turkish relations