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)

Seth Moulton

D- Massachusetts
District 6

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2020 GRADE
B
2020
Previous Member
2018
2016
B

A-
B+
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? 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? 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? 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? No
Issued a 2020 Statement Condemning Azerbaijan/Turkey Attacks on Armenia/Artsakh? False Parity
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


05/22/20 - Rep. Moulton tweeted "My friend @EnesKanter is doing incredible work standing up for human rights in his home country of Turkey. I admire his courage, and urge you to learn more about his efforts at http://youaremyhope.org" View the tweet here.

11/12/19 - Rep. Moulton posted the following to Facebook: "Enes Kanter has courageously taken a stand to advocate for democracy and human rights in Turkey. He’s paid a heavy price for speaking truth to President Erdogan." View the Facebook post here.

11/12/19 - Rep. Moulton posted the following to Facebook: "I’m proud to host Human Rights and Democracy Advocate Enes Kanter for a Congressional briefing so he can tell his story and shine a light on President Erdogan’s behavior ahead of the state visit. Tune in here:" View the Facebook post here.

11/04/19 - Rep. Moulton posted the following to Facebook: "Last week, I voted in favor of recognizing the Armenian Genocide in Congress. This is an important step towards justice for the victims. You can read my rationale on my medium blog: https://medium.com/@teammoulton/vote-explanation-for-h-res-296-780ef7844db2" View the Facebook post here.

10/29/19 - Rep. Moulton posted the following to Facebook: "Today the House passed legislation to sanction Erdogan's inner circle and stand up for our allies. I'm teaming up with Turkish Human Rights Activist Enes Kanter of the NBA's Boston Celtics to urge the Senate and President to pass the bill." View the Facebook post here.

10/16/19 - Rep. Moulton posted the following to Facebook: "Our allies should trust us and our enemies should trust our resolve. The president's decision to abandon the Kurds will embolden ISIS. Today, I called on the House begin fixing the president's grave mistake by passing sanctions on Turkey's president and his inner circle." View the Facebook post here.

10/09/19 - Rep. Moulton posted the following to Facebook: "Make no mistake: ISIS will celebrate as Turkey attacks our Kurdish allies. The only thing stopping ISIS right now is the Kurds in Northern Syria, supported by the American troops President Trump just told to retreat. Here's why you should care about what's happening in Syria right now." View the Facebook post here.
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