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ANCA Report Card: 115th Congress (2017-2018)

Peter Roskam

R- Illinois
District 6

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Cosponsored the Genocide Prevention Resolution, H.Res.220? Yes
Cosponsored the Trott Amendment attaching the H.Res.220 to the NDAA? No
Cosponsored the U.S.-Artsakh Travel and Communication Resolution, H.Res.697? No
Cosponsored the Haiti and Armenia Reforestation Act, H.6503? No
Cosponsored the Resolution condemning the Erdogan-ordered Attacks, H.Res.354? No
Voted for the Resolution condemning the Erdogan-ordered attack, H.Res.354? Yes
Cosponsored the Azerbaijan Human Rights Resolution, H.Res.537? No
Cosponsored the Restrict International Financial Aid to Turkey Act, H.6633? No
Cosponsored the Block F-35 Sale to Turkey Act, H. 5863? No
Cosponsored the Resolution against Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missiles, H.Res.951? No
Cosponsored the US-Turkey Free Trade Promotion Act, H.R.3146? No
Member of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues? Yes
Traveled to Armenia / Artsakh? No
Condemned May 2017 Erdogan-ordered attack in 2017 Maloney and/or Bilirakis letter and/or statements No
Signed the Armenian Genocide Letters to the President in 2017 and/or 2018? Yes
Signed the Letters Supporting Pro-Armenian Foreign Aid Priorities in 2017 and/or 2018? No
Signed the January 2018 Valadao/Sherman letter on U.S.-Armenia Double Tax Treaty? No
Signed the June 2017 Trott/Pallone letter opposing arms sales to Turkey? No
Signed 2018 letters promoting Armenia democracy aid, calling for Trump-Pashinyan meeting? No
Signed the February 2017 and/or May 2018 letters seeking freedom for Pastor Brunson? Yes
Offered Remarks in 2017 / 2018 in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide in the House? No
Offered Remarks in 2017 / 2018 in remembrance of the Pogroms in Baku, Sumgait, and Kirovabad? No
Offered Remarks in 2017 / 2018 making false Khojaly accusations? No
Participated in the 2017 / 2018 Capitol Hill Commemorations of the Armenian Genocide? No
Participated in the ANCA's July 2017 Sheridan Circle protest? No
Participated in the ANCA's June 2018 Armenia First Republic Centennial event? No
Participated in ANCA's screenings of The Promise (March 2017) and/or Architects of Denial (Sept. 17)? No
Participated in the March 2018 Armenian Parliamentarian event? No
Participated in the March 2018 Artsakh President event? No
Participated in the October 2017 Armenia 26th Anniversary event? No

01/08/2017- Rep. Roskam tweeted "@SohrabAhmari: A Christian pastor in Turkey's prisons" See the Tweet here.

12/20/2016- Rep. Roskam tweeted "RT @JaySekulow: We're fighting aggressively for the release of American Pastor Andrew Brunson from a Turkish prison:…" See the Tweet here.

12/18/2016- Rep. Roskam tweeted "Turkey should immediately #freeAndrewBrunson, a pastor and @WheatonCollege grad, unjustly detained for 67 days" See the Tweet here.

12/15/2016- Rep. Roskam tweeted "Andrew Brunson, a @WheatonCollege grad, has been unjustly imprisoned in Turkey for 64 days. He should be released immediately. #SaveBrunson" See the Tweet here.

05/14/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/13/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/11/2018 - Towner French of Capitol Counsel, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/03/2018 - Towner French of Capitol Counsel, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

04/30/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

04/18/2018 - Rob Mangas, Tim Hutchinson, K. Laurie McKay, Killoran Long, and Albert Wynn of Greenberg Traurig had discussions with Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Turkish relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/12/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/07/2018 - Rob Mangas, Tim Hutchinson, K. Laurie McKay, Killoran Long, and Albert Wynn of Greenberg Traurig had discussions with Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Turkish relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/05/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/05/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/20/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

01/31/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Omri Rahmil from the office of Rep. Peter Roskam regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.