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

Lucille Roybal-Allard

D- California
District 40

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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? 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? 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? 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 ErdoganÂ’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? No
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. Roybal-Allard posted the following to Facebook: "As we commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and honor the memories of its victims, let us solemnly affirm that we reject denial of this or any genocide, and that we will speak out against bigotry and brutality wherever they appear."

04/24/20 - Rep. Roybal-Allard tweeted "As we commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and honor the memories of its victims, let us solemnly affirm that we reject denial of this or any genocide, and that we will speak out against bigotry and brutality wherever they appear." View the tweet here.

10/29/19 - Rep. Roybal-Allard posted the following to Facebook: "I voted today for a resolution to officially recognize the #ArmenianGenocide. I am glad our House voted overwhelmingly to speak the truth about this terrible chapter in history. ANCA Western Region" View the Facebook post here.

10/29/19 - Rep. Roybal-Allard tweeted "I voted today for a resolution to officially recognize the #ArmenianGenocide. I am glad our House voted overwhelmingly to speak the truth about this terrible chapter in history. @ANCA_WR" View the tweet here.

08/30/19 - Rep. Roybal-Allard posted the following to Facebook: "Had productive meetings at my Commerce office with the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Los Angeles and the Armenian National Committee of America, Western Region (ANCA-WR). I spoke with AJC Los Angeles representatives about the critical need for us to work together to promote anti-discriminatory policies, as well as educational awareness of our local communitiesÂ’ historical ties to the #Jewish community. In my meeting with ANCA Western Region, we discussed many issues of importance to the #Armenian community, including my support of H.Res. 296, which affirms the U.S. commitment to remembering the Armenian genocide." View the Facebook post here.

08/30/19 - Rep. Roybal-Allard tweeted "Good discussion with @ANCA_WR representatives about issues of importance to the #Armenian community. Appreciated their kind words about my support of H.Res.296, which affirms the U.S. commitment to remembering the #ArmenianGenocide." View the tweet here.

10/12/18 - Rep. Roybal-Allard tweeted "I was happy to meet with @ANCA_WR representatives Serob Abrahamian and Montebello Mayor Jack Hadjinian to discuss Armenian Genocide education, strengthening our U.S. relationships with Armenia and Artsakh, and other issues relating to the Armenian-American community." View the tweet here.
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