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

Lloyd Doggett

D- Texas
District 35

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Voted for the Armenian Genocide Resolution, H.Res. 296? Yes
Cosponsored the Armenian Genocide Resolution, H.Res.296? No
Cosponsored the Artsakh Recognition Resolution, H.Res.1203? No
Cosponsored the Resolution Condemning the Azerbaijan/Turkey Attacks, H.Res.1165? No
Cosponsored the U.S.-Artsakh Travel and Communication Resolution, H.Res.190? No
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? NV
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? No
Signed the 2020 Cox-Sherman-Costa-Clark Letter Calling for Sanctions on Azerbaijan for War Crimes? No
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? No
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? No
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


03/13/20 - Rep. Dogget tweeted "Though, unilaterally and without prior consultation, Trump imposed a travel ban on some of our oldest and closest allies, like France, Germany, and the Netherlands, Trump exempted other European countries, including Turkey, which he also exempted from his “Muslim ban.” #COVID_19" View the tweet here.

03/13/20 - Rep. Doggett posted the following to Facebook: "Though, unilaterally and without prior consultation, Trump imposed a travel ban on some of our oldest and closest allies, like France, Germany, and the Netherlands, Trump exempted other European countries, including Turkey, which he also exempted from his “Muslim ban.” #COVID_19" View the Facebook post here.

02/25/20 - Rep. Dogget tweeted "THREAD: Devastating sign of just how far Trump has lowered the bar. To defend civil society activist Osman Kavala—and freedom of assembly in Turkey—@washingtonpost Editorial Board calls on the leaders of the free world to stand up against Erdogan." View the tweet here.

02/25/20 - Rep. Dogget tweeted "The Post excludes President Trump from this call because he so openly admires Erdogan’s autocratic regime. And because he so gleefully feeds the hate-filled disinformation he uses to smear Turkish reformers." View the tweet here.

11/13/19 - Rep. Doggett posted the following to Facebook: "Trump inviting Turkish authoritarian Erdogan to the White House represents a feeble attempt to distract from his pending impeachment. But what a disgusting distraction: To honor the leader most responsible for the deaths of so many of America’s recent allies in the fight against ISIS. A few weeks ago, a top U.S. diplomat wrote: “‘Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria…can only be described as war crimes and ethnic cleansing….One day when the diplomatic history is written, people will wonder what happened here and why officials didn’t do more to stop it or at least speak out more forcefully to blame Turkey for its behavior: an unprovoked military operation that has killed some 200 civilians, left well over 100,000 people (and counting) newly displaced and homeless because of its military operation.’”" View the Facebook post here.

01/23/19 - Rep. Doggett posted the following to Facebook: "It seems the only wrong Knicks star Enes Kanter has committed is dissent with Turkey’s dictator, Erdogan. As Enes says, “the only thing I terrorize is the rim.” We need to ensure his safety and that of his family:" View the Facebook post here.
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