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ANCA Report Card: 116th Congress (2019-2020)

Katherine Clark

D- Massachusetts
District 5

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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? Yes
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? No
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? Yes
Signed the Armenian Caucus Letter Condemning the Azerbaijan War Games in May, 2020? Yes
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? No
Signed the 2020 Titus Letter urging the Library of Congress to properly categorize the Armenian Genocide? Yes
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? Yes
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? Yes
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. Clark posted the following to Facebook: "Today, as we mark the 105th anniversary of the #ArmenianGenocide, we must speak truthfully about this tragedy and condemn anyone who tries to erase it from our collective memory. The White House must join Congress and officially recognize this atrocity. https://armenianweekly.com/2020/04/24/congresswoman-katherine-clark-ma-5-on-the-105th-anniversary-of-the-armenian-genocide/" View the Facebook post here.

04/24/20 - Rep. Clark posted the following to Facebook: "Today, as we mark the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. we must both recognize this dark time in our world’s history and renew our commitment to never let atrocities of this magnitude happen again. These crimes against humanity must be spoken about truthfully and not be forgotten if we are to heal and learn from history. https://katherineclark.house.gov/press-releases?id=A46BE05A-A073-42B6-9862-2280252DC546" View the Facebook post here.

11/01/19 - Rep. Clark tweeted "We must recognize past tragedies if we're going to prevent future ones. #ArmenianGenocide" View the tweet here.

10/30/19 - Rep. Clark posted the following to Facebook: "If you do not recognize the darkest pages of history, you will never fully learn the lessons that they hold. So proud to stand with my constituents in Watertown to support this critical resolution that recognizes the Armenian Genocide. https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__mirrorspectator.com_2019_10_29_armenian-2Dgenocide-2Dresolution-2Doverwhelmingly-2Dpasses-2Dus-2Dhouse_&d=DwMFaQ&c=L93KkjKsAC98uTvC4KvQDdTDRzAeWDDRmG6S3YXllH0&r=-0qzcr4MPjOGPHJk2JZaZ435YrirpE5lcP0P9tKOSYE&m=mWdB2ZvayguBddWmAE_3smwSC4Tz11RqdfK5o4pztCA&s=v-Zs7tcHEWBdrhp_dzff5E2HKY0P1p22VnzA7KIfrc8&e=" View the Facebook post here.

10/29/19 - Rep. Clark posted the following to Facebook: "If you do not recognize the darkest pages of history, you will never fully learn the lessons that they hold. Today, I stand with my colleagues and my constituents from the Massachusetts Fifth District to support this critical resolution that formally recognizes the Armenian Genocide." View the Facebook post here.

10/29/19 - Rep. Clark tweeted "If you do not recognize the darkest pages of history, you will never fully learn the lessons that they hold. Today, I stand with my colleagues and my constituents from #MA5 to support this critical resolution that formally recognizes the Armenian Genocide." View the tweet here.

04/24/19 - Rep. Clark posted the following to Facebook: "Today, on the 104th anniversary, we honor the victims and survivors of the Armenian Genocide and celebrate the perseverance and strength of the Armenian people. I am proud to join @RepAdamSchiff as a co-sponsor of H. 296 that would officially recognize this atrocity. https://mirrorspectator.com/2019/04/18/house-and-senate-introduce-bills-on-genocide-recognition-as-members-commemorate-on-capitol-hill/" View the Facebook post here.

04/24/19 - Rep. Clark tweeted "Today, on the 104th anniversary, we honor the victims and survivors of the #ArmenianGenocide and celebrate the perseverance and strength of the Armenian people. I am proud to join @RepAdamSchiff as a co-sponsor of H. 296 that would officially recognize this atrocity." View the tweet here.
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