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: 116th Congress (2019-2020)

Jimmy Gomez

D- California
District 34

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2020 GRADE
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2020
Previous Member
2018
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Voted for the Armenian Genocide Resolution, H.Res. 296? Yes
Cosponsored the Armenian Genocide Resolution, H.Res.296? Yes
Cosponsored the Artsakh Recognition Resolution, H.Res.1203? No
Cosponsored the Resolution Condemning the Azerbaijan/Turkey Attacks, H.Res.1165? Yes
Cosponsored the U.S.-Artsakh Travel and Communication Resolution, H.Res.190? Yes
Cosponsored the Resolution Reaffirming the US-Armenia Strategic Relationship (H.Res.452)? No
Cosponsored the 2020 Speier-Cox Amendment to the Foreign Aid Bill for Continued U.S. Aid to Artsakh? Yes
Voted for the 2019 Speier Amendment to the Foreign Aid Bill Calling for $40 Million in Aid to Armenia? Yes
Voted for the 2019 Sherman Amendment to the NDAA against Azerbaijani Threats to Shoot Down Civilian Aircraft? Yes
Signed the 2020 Armenian Caucus Letter Condemning Azerbaijan/Turkey attacks on Armenia/Artsakh? Yes
Signed the 2020 Cox-Sherman-Costa-Clark Letter Calling for Sanctions on Azerbaijan for War Crimes? Yes
Signed the 2020 Speier Letter Against the Anti-Armenian Chabot-Cohen Amendment to NDAA? No
Signed the Armenian Caucus Letter Condemning the Azerbaijan War Games in May, 2020? No
Signed the 2019 Sherman-Cox Letter to Continue US Aid for Artsakh De-Mining? Yes
Signed Letters Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2019/2020? Yes
Signed the 2020 Titus Letter urging the Library of Congress to properly categorize the Armenian Genocide? No
Signed the 2019 Armenian Genocide Letter to the President? No
Signed the 2020 Crenshaw Letter to Block Erdogan’s Visit to DC? No
Issued a 2020 Statement Calling for Artsakh Recognition? No
Issued a 2020 Statement Condemning Azerbaijan/Turkey Attacks on Armenia/Artsakh? Yes
Issued an April 24th Statement Marking the Armenian Genocide in 2019/2020? Yes
Commemorated the Sumgait-Baku-Kirovabad Pogroms in 2019/2020? No
Offered Remarks in 2019/2020 making false Khojaly accusations? No
Traveled to Armenia and/or Artsakh in 2019/2020? No
Member of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues? Yes


04/24/20 - Rep. Gomez posted the following to Facebook: "Before last year Congress hadn’t formally recognized the Armenian Genocide. 2020 is different. Today, as we mourn the millions killed, we also acknowledge the advocates who worked tirelessly to ensure our government recognized this dark time for what it truly was." View the Facebook post here.

10/23/19 - Rep. Gomez posted the following to Facebook: "This fake victory lap by Donald J. Trump illustrates a stunning degree of ignorance and arrogance. The only ones “winning” here are Erdogan and Putin. And now we’ve learned Trump’s top envoy to Syria admitted they have NO CLUE where more than 100 escaped ISIS fighters went. https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-claiming-big-success-syria-make-white-house/story?id=66467652&cid=clicksource_77_null_bsq_hed" View the Facebook post here.

08/09/19 - Rep. Gomez posted the following to Facebook: "People in Artsakh still live in a reality where they fear for their lives if they take a wrong step on a buried landmine. My colleagues and I OPPOSE The White House’s efforts to cut USAID programs that would help de-mine the region and protect innocent lives. https://armenianweekly.com/2019/08/05/89-us-reps-join-anca-in-fight-against-trump-defunding-artsakh-aid/" View the Facebook post here.

08/09/19 - Rep. Gomez tweeted "People in #Artsakh still live in a reality where they fear for their lives if they take a wrong step on a buried landmine. My colleagues & I OPPOSE @WhiteHouse's efforts to cut USAID programs that would help de-mine the region & protect innocent lives." View the tweet here.
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