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

Eliot Engel

D- New York
District 16

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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? NV
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? 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? 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

07/26/2018- Rep. Eliot L. Engel alluded to the deterioration of Turkey's relationship with the United States in a House floor statement. Read the statement here.

06/30/2017 - Rep. Engel supported the Trott-Pallone letter to reject the pending sale of semi-automatic guns for use by Turkish President security detail. Read the full article here.

05/24/2017 - Rep. Engel introduced Resolution condeming May 16th attack on peaceful protestors. Read the full article here.

12/19/2016 - Rep. Engel retweeted "@HFACDemocrats: RM @RepEliotEngel Statement on Assassination of #Russia’s Ambassador to #Turkey" See the Tweet here.

05/30/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Doug Campbell from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

04/23/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/22/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/15/2018 - Lobbyists from Daschle Group, LLC met with Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkish relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/15/2018 - Rob Mangas, Tim Hutchinson, K. Laurie McKay, Killoran Long, and Albert Wynn of Greenberg Traurig met with Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkish relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/05/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/05/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC called Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/01/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/16/2018 - Lobbyists from Daschle Group, LLC e-mailed Darlene Murray from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding a meeting request. Read the FARA filing here.

02/16/2018 - Towner French of Capitol Counsel, LLC e-mailed Mira Resnick from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/15/2018 - Towner French of Capitol Counsel, LLC met with Mira Resnick from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/15/2018 - Lobbyists from Daschle Group, LLC met with Mira Resnick from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkish relations. Read the FARA filing here.

01/29/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

12/14/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

11/15/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/31/2017 - Lobbyists from Podesta Group, Inc. e-mailed Kyle Parker from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/27/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Bill Weitz from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/27/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Brian Skretny from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/10/2017 - Lobbyists from Podesta Group, Inc. e-mailed Kyle Parker from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/03/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Brian Skretny from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/03/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Bill Weitz from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

09/27/2017 - Lobbyists from Podesta Group, Inc. e-mailed Kyle Parker from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

09/26/2017 - Lobbyists from Podesta Group, Inc. e-mailed Kyle Parker from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

09/12/2017 - Lobbyists from Podesta Group, Inc. e-mailed Kyle Parker from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

09/11/2017 - Lobbyists from Podesta Group, Inc. e-mailed Kyle Parker from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

08/31/2017 - Lobbyists from Daschle Group, LLC e-mailed Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding U.S.-Turkish relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/10/2017 - Lobbyists from Daschle Group, LLC e-mailed Jason Steinbaum from the office of Rep. Eliot Engel regarding a meeting request. Read the FARA filing here.