The ANCA carefully tracks Members of Congress on a range of issues of concern to Armenian Americans. We compile this information and present the profile of each Member in an easy-to-read Report Card format. Congressional grades and endorsements for the 116th Congress will be announced on October, 2020.

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ANCA Report Card: 117th Congress (2021-2022)

Cosponsored Resolution Urging Release of Armenian POWs (H.Res.240)? Yes
Signed Letter Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2021? Yes
Signed Letter Calling on U.S. to Cut Military aid to Azerbaijan? Yes
Signed Letter Urging President to Recognize Armenian Genocide? Yes
Signed the 2021 Armenian American Priorities Letter to the President? Yes
Issued an April 24th Statement Marking the Armenian Genocide in 2021/2022? N/A
Member of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues? Yes

12/25/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The NDAA that President Biden signed yesterday includes important provisions aimed at holding Azerbaijan & Turkey accountable for the war crimes they committed in Artsakh. I will push to ensure the required reports are accurate in documenting these crimes." View the tweet here.

12/09/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I'm pleased to see that President Biden invited leaders from Armenia, who share our strong democratic principles. Strengthening the ties between our countries should be a top priority as we work to confront authoritarian regimes like Turkey and Azerbaijan." View the tweet here.

12/09/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I'm pleased to see that President Biden invited leaders from Armenia, who share our strong democratic principles. Strengthening the ties between our countries should be a top priority as we work to confront authoritarian regimes like Turkey and Azerbaijan." View the tweet here.

12/08/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Important international acknowledgement of Azerbaijan's ongoing campaign of hatred and destruction aimed at the Armenian people. I hope the clear decisions on Armenian POWs and the preservation of cultural sites threatened by Azeris will go a long way toward their protection." View the tweet here.

12/07/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The House passed my amendment to protect global human rights by prohibiting funds to assist foreign security forces that have committed gross human rights violations and an amendment to hold Azerbaijan accountable for its warmongering." View the tweet here.

12/06/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Aliyev is using his media mouthpiece to level threats of violence against Armenia unless he gets his way. He's a bad faith actor who clearly isn't interested in a negotiated peace. @StateDept and other world leaders must use tough diplomacy and act to deter this behavior." View the tweet here.

11/16/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Claims that both sides are at fault ignore the fact that Azeri troops are attacking within the sovereign territory of Armenia and terrorizing innocent civilians. This is a purposeful violation of international law that will only further embolden Aliyev if he is not stopped." View the tweet here.

11/16/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Azerbaijan's escalation of violence on Armenian soil is unacceptable. This increase of deadly violence against Armenia will only continue unless @usosce , @StateDept , and the international community take immediate and decisive diplomatic action." View the tweet here.

11/13/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Violence against innocent Armenian civilians continues a year after Azerbaijan's attack on Artsakh was paused. The Biden Administration's condemnation of this incident is important, but more must be done to hold Aliyev accountable for his deadly actions." View the tweet here.

11/02/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Great meeting with Armenian Ambassador @LilitMakunts and members of the Armenian Caucus to discuss increased cooperation between the legislatures in both countries. The U.S. must increase Armenia's security and put pressure on Azerbaijan to release Armenian POWs." View the tweet here.

10/31/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Good to see President Biden is holding Erdogan accountable for his adversarial actions & his blatant violations of international law. Last week, I joined my colleagues in urging the Biden Admin not to sell F-16 fighter jets & other military equipment to Turkey for those reasons." View the tweet here.

10/27/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I strongly oppose the transfer of American F-16 jets & other military equipment to Turkey. Erdogan continues to violate international norms & laws. We can no longer ignore his total disregard for the U.S. as an ally & his deadly actions in Artsakh, the Eastern Med, and Syria." View the tweet here.

10/24/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Erdogan continues to prove that he can't be trusted as an ally. From his backing of Azeribijan's war crimes against Artsakh to his blatant support for terrorists in Syria, the expulsion of our ambassador should be a definitive wake up call for the U.S. and our partners." View the tweet here.

10/04/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The Pandora Papers unveil deep flaws in global financial systems, allowing corrupt autocrats like Azerbaijani President Aliyev to steal and hide public funds abroad with impunity. The U.S. must take the lead in fighting this pervasive form of corruption." View the tweet here.

09/27/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "World leaders refused to use diplomatic tools to halt the bloodshed, including targeted sanctions against Aliyev and Erdogan. One year later, these actions remain necessary to prevent further destabilizing efforts and ensure the return of Armenians currently in Azeri custody." View the tweet here.

09/27/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Today marks the one-year anniversary of Azerbaijan and Turkey’s unprovoked attack on Artsakh. The world witnessed deadly targeting of civilians and gruesome human rights abuses during the six-week war that followed." View the tweet here.

09/27/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I will continue to push for Alieyev and Erdogan to be held accountable for their deadly actions. I will also continue pushing for meaningful U.S. aid to Artsakh that will help its people rebuild their homeland." View the tweet here.

09/27/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "World leaders refused to use diplomatic tools to halt the bloodshed, including targeted sanctions against Aliyev and Erdogan. One year later, these actions remain necessary to prevent further destabilizing efforts and ensure the return of Armenians currently in Azeri custody." View the tweet here.

09/27/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Today marks the one-year anniversary of Azerbaijan and Turkey’s unprovoked attack on Artsakh. The world witnessed deadly targeting of civilians and gruesome human rights abuses during the six-week war that followed." View the tweet here.

09/23/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "This amendment is especially important since Azerbaijan continues to threaten Armenia and has received enormous sums of money from this program. The U.S. should not enable states with appalling human rights records for any reason. Read more here:" View the tweet here.

09/22/21 - Rep. Pallone posted the following to Facebook: "I introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that sends a clear signal that the U.S. takes seriously our commitment to peace and democracy. We should not be sending taxpayer dollars to Azerbaijan - an authoritarian regime that continues to violate human rights and destabilize the region." View the Facebook post here.

08/15/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Blaming Armenia is a clear sign of Aliyev's bad faith arguments during & after the war in Artsakh last year. The U.S. shouldn't blame both sides when casting guilt for the bloodshed & instability in the region. @StateDept must use every tool available to stop Aliyev's aggression." View the tweet here.

07/28/21 - Rep. Pallone posted the following to Facebook: "I am proud the funding bill the House passed includes unprecedented support for Armenia and my amendment that sends a clear signal to Azerbaijan that the United States will not tolerate authoritarian regimes that threaten peace and stability." View the Facebook post here.

07/28/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I am proud the funding bill the House passed includes unprecedented support for Armenia and my amendment that sends a clear signal to Azerbaijan that the United States will not tolerate authoritarian regimes that threaten peace and stability." View the tweet here.

07/28/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Azerbaijan's attack today is part of a plan to steal Armenian land and disrupt its democracy. If this aggression continues to be ignored, they will carry out deadly assaults unabated. My amendment to the House spending bill sends a message by withholding funding to Azeri forces." View the tweet here.

07/25/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Turkey's continued attempts to occupy and divide Northern Cyprus demonstrate Erdogan's blatant disregard for international law. I'm glad to see that the UN Security Council condemned his inflammatory statements." View the tweet here.

07/03/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Joined my colleagues from the Hellenic Caucus in urging the Biden Administration to oppose Turkish occupation of Northern Cyprus and speak out against Erdogan's unilateral and illegal action in the reopening of Varosha." View the tweet here.

07/01/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Erdogan's decision to leave the Istanbul Convention – an international treaty to prevent violence against women – is a disappointing setback. I'm glad that the Biden Administration is strongly condemning the withdrawal and advocating for women's rights across the globe." View the tweet here.

06/30/21 - Rep. Pallone posted the following to Facebook: "The Congressional Armenian Caucus is pleased to announce that robust funding will be included in the foreign affairs funding bill. This aid builds on our commitment to the U.S.-Armenia relationship for the people of Armenia & Artsakh in their time of need." View the Facebook post here.

06/12/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "News about the 15 Armenian prisoners released from Azeri custody is welcomed but also demonstrative of Aliyev’s calculated use of them as leverage. We need the US and others to continue condemning these illegal acts and ensure the return of every single one of these individuals." View the tweet here.

06/11/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I sent a letter to President Biden today with the Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs calling on him to use his upcoming meeting with Erdogan to address Turkey’s support for Azerbaijan’s violent and destructive actions in Artsakh and Armenia." View the tweet here.

06/11/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I sent a letter to President Biden today with the Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs calling on him to use his upcoming meeting with Erdogan to address Turkey’s support for Azerbaijan’s violent and destructive actions in Artsakh and Armenia." View the tweet here.

05/30/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The Turkish people are getting fed up with Erdogan's totalitarian and antidemocratic maneuvers. He's prioritizing the wishes of his crony business allies over the needs of the people of his home province by crushing protests over new developments." View the tweet here.

05/28/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I am hopeful this statement is a sign that the State Department is taking the threats from Aliyev seriously and that they may use further measures if he refuses to back down." View the tweet here.

05/24/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Today, I joined my colleagues on a letter to @SecBlinken urging the Administration to suspend any existing military or security assistance to Azerbaijan. American taxpayers should not continue to subsidize a military that takes aggressive actions that destabilize the region." View the tweet here.

05/12/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Azerbaijan has now invaded Armenia in clear violation of international law. The U.S. must condemn this attack in unequivocal terms and use its influence with allies to bring about the withdraw of Azeri forces from Armenian territory." View the tweet here.

05/06/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "In order to build a more peaceful future, we must reckon with the horrific truths of the past. Both Congress and the President have now officially recognized the Armenian Genocide, but for too long Turkish leaders have denied evidence of that painful chapter of history.|Acknowledging the Armenian Genocide gives many in N.J. and elsewhere a chance to end the lie | Opinion http://nj-ne.ws/M1tfXkF" View the tweet here.

04/27/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I led an appropriations letter to strengthen the partnership between the United States and Armenia. Economic assistance for Armenia will help bolster its democracy, sustain economic development, respond to the #COVID19 pandemic, and alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Artsakh." View the tweet here.

04/24/21 - Rep. Pallone posted the following to Facebook: "I applaud President Joe Biden’s official recognition of the horrific atrocities committed against Armenians as a genocide. Both the Executive and Legislative Branches of the United States Government have now formally recognized the Armenian Genocide for the first time in history." View the Facebook post here.

04/24/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I applaud @POTUS’s official recognition of the horrific atrocities committed against Armenians as a genocide. Both the Executive and Legislative Branches of the US Government have now formally recognized the #ArmenianGenocide for the first time in history." View the tweet here.

04/24/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Official recognition of the #ArmenianGenocide is a powerful reminder that the we will not turn away when we know full well that crimes against humanity have been perpetrated." View the tweet here.

04/22/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I joined @RepAdamSchiff and my colleagues yesterday to encourage President Biden to follow the lead of the House and Senate by formally recognizing the Armenian Genocide." View the tweet here.

04/21/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted ".@StateDept must believe Aliyev when he promises violent attacks against Armenia & Artsakh. He will continue to do so until we cut off aid & sanction the Aliyev regime for their constant belligerent actions in the region & human rights abuses at home." View the tweet here.

03/21/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Turkish President Erdogan once again defies human rights and international law by withdrawing from the Istanbul Convention – a treaty to ensure equal legal protections for women against abuse." View the tweet here.

03/16/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Armenia has upheld their end of the November ceasefire, but Azerbaijan has failed to meet the requirements of the deal. My colleagues and I introduced a resolution calling on Azerbaijan to immediately release all POWs and detained civilians in the aftermath of the 2020 war.|Thank you very much @repadamshlff, @FrankPallone @RepSpeier, @RepGusBilirakis @RepDavidValadao for introducing today a resolution “Calling on Azerbaijan to immediately release all prisoners of war and captured civilians. https://schiff.house.gov/imo/media/doc/SCHIFF_006_xml.pdf…. 1/1" View the tweet here.

03/09/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I joined @ARAMAC_DC for their virtual advocacy conference today along with my fellow Armenian Caucus Co-Chair @RepSpeier. We had a great discussion on the future of the US-Armenia relationship and the need for robust @StateDept humanitarian assistance for Armenia and Artsakh." View the tweet here.

03/09/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "We also discussed how the US must play a stronger role in the region by helping to free Armenian POWs being held by Azerbaijan and neutralizing Azerbaijani and Turkish expansionist aggressions. This should include withholding military help & leveling sanctions on these regimes." View the tweet here.

03/07/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Azerbaijan committed gross human rights abuses during last year's conflict. They continue to detain hundreds of Armenians in violation of international law. I have personally spoken with the Biden Administration to immediately address these issues." View the tweet here.

03/06/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I'm glad that @SecBlinken spoke with Armenian PM @NikolPashinyan. As a rare democratic country in the region, Armenia should be a close partner in countering the spread of authoritarianism. I hope this is the beginning of even closer ties between our countries.|Glad to speak with Armenian Prime Minister @NikolPashinyan today. Armenia is an important partner, and we encourage its democratic development. We welcome efforts to achieve a lasting political settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict." View the tweet here.

03/04/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I join @SenatorMenendez in urging @POTUS and @SecBlinken to follow the lead of Congress and formally recognize the Armenian Genocide. We must also restore U.S. leadership in the region by providing aid to Artsakh & taking action to prevent further Turkish and Azeri aggression.|During @SenateForeign hearing on Ambassador @wendyrsherman's nomination to be Deputy Secretary of State, Chairman @SenatorMenendez said that the Biden administration should recognize the Armenian Genocide and help secure the release of Armenian POWs in Azerbaijan." View the tweet here.

03/02/21 - Rep. Pallone posted the following to Facebook: "I submitted a statement in the House commemorating the Baku and Sumgait pogroms. Tragically, there is a direct link between these atrocities and the ethnic violence we saw in Artsakh last fall. We can't be passive bystanders when confronted with evidence of crimes against humanity." View the Facebook post here.

03/02/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I submitted a statement in the House commemorating the Baku & Sumgait pogroms. Tragically, there is a direct link between these atrocities & the ethnic violence we saw in Artsakh last fall. We can't be passive bystanders when confronted with evidence of crimes against humanity." View the tweet here.

02/27/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The ongoing crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh caused by Azeri and Turkish attacks last year has lasting consequences for Armenians struggling to return to their homes. @StateDept must immediately provide aid to @HALOTrustUSA to clear mines and UXOs given their experience in the region.|One woman’s bomb-filled garden in Nagorno-Karabakh points to lingering perils from war https://wapo.st/3aVMl8K" View the tweet here.

02/19/21 - Rep. Pallone posted the following to Facebook: "I sent a bipartisan letter today to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, urging them to strengthen the relationship between the United States and Armenia. We should use every tool available to support Armenia’s democracy and hold Azerbaijan and Turkey accountable." View the Facebook post here.

02/19/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "I sent a bipartisan letter today to @SecBlinken and @SecDef, urging them to strengthen the relationship between the United States and Armenia. We should use every tool available to support Armenia’s democracy and hold Azerbaijan and Turkey accountable." View the tweet here.

02/16/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Trump's withdrawal of support for US partner forces in Syria is directly tied to Turkey's deadly attacks against civilian populations there. @StateDept can't let Erdogan use these attacks as an excuse to expand their brutal campaign in the region." View the tweet here.

02/05/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Constructive discussion with Ambassador Nersesyan about ongoing devastation caused by illegal Azeri and Turkish attacks in Artsakh last year. I pledge to work closely with @SecBlinken and the Biden Admin to free the Armenian POWs held by Azerbaijan and provide badly needed aid.|Was very glad to have a productive discussion with Congressman @FrankPallone on Armenian-American bilateral agenda and the recent developments in our region" View the tweet here.

01/22/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Glad to see that @ABlinken has committed to working with Congress, the @UN & our allies to meet the humanitarian needs in Nagorno-Karabakh. The Biden Administration must work to strengthen Armenia's security & prevent further Turkish and Azeri aggressions." View the tweet here.

01/12/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "The trilateral discussions produced a ceasefire that stopped the fighting in the fall, but haven’t provided a pathway to a lasting peace. This conflict requires a neutral arbiter like the OSCE Minsk Group to find an solution that keeps Artsakh Armenian." View the tweet here.

01/12/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "Aggressions and human rights violations by Azeri forces re-opened wounds that will likely continue this conflict into another generation unless urgent steps are taken. Azeris must be held accountable and safety and prosperity for ethnic Armenians in Artsakh must be provided." View the tweet here.

01/12/21 - Rep. Pallone tweeted "President-Elect Biden can lead the way to lasting peace by restoring U.S. leadership in the region and putting more pressure on Turkey and Azerbaijan to negotiate in good faith with Armenia." View the tweet here.
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