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

David Valadao

R- California
District 21

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2016 GRADE
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2014

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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)? No
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? Yes
Offered Remarks in 2015 / 2016 Regarding Khojaly in the House of Representatives? No
Member of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues? Yes

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. Valadao becoming a Co-Chair. Read news coverage here.

06/23/16 - Rep. Valadao welcomes Pope Francis’ trip to Armenia, highlighting the global importance of his impending visit to the Armenian Genocide Memorial. Read the news here.

06/02/2016 - Rep. Valadao issued a statement welcoming Germany's recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Read the full text of the statement here.

04/07/2016 - Rep. Valadao condemns Azerbaijani attacks against Nagorno Karabakh. Read the statement here.