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

Robert Menendez

D- New Jersey
U.S. Senate

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Cosponsored the Armenian Genocide Resolution, S.Res.136? Yes
Cosponsored the Haiti and Armenia Reforestation Act, S.3272? No
Cosponsored the Block F-35 Sale To Turkey Act, S.2781? No
Cosponsored the Restrict International Financial Aid to Turkey Act, S.3248? Yes
Cosponsored the Religious Freedom in Eurasia Resolution, S.Res.539? No
Cosponsored the Promoting Religious Freedom Resolution, S.Res.162? No
Cosponsored the End Cyprus Arms Embargo Act, S.2963? Yes
Condemned the May 2017 Erdogan-ordered attacks in Sheridan Circle? No
Offered remarks in 2017 / 2018 in Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide in the Senate? No
Participated in the 2017 / 2018 Capitol Hill Commemorations of the Armenian Genocide? Yes
Participated in the ANCA's June 2018 Armenia First Republic Centennial Event? Yes
Signed the February 2017 Corker-Cardin Letter demanding Erdogan free Pastor Brunson? Yes
Signed the April 2018 Tillis-Shaheen letter demanding Erdogan free Pastor Brunson? Yes

06/21/2018- Sen. Bob Menendez made a Senate statement noting how the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act can prevent future purchase of S400 air defense system by Turkey. Read the statement here.

04/24/2018- Sen. Bob Menendez tweeted "I commend the people of Armenia, thousands of whom have peacefully rallied for democracy, human rights & the rule of law in their beloved country this past week. I call on Armenia's leaders to work together to build the democratic future that Armenians deserve. #armeniaprotests"Read the tweet here.

04/04/2018- ANCA backers offered their strong support for Sen. Robert Menendez as he vies for his fourth term. Read the full article here.

02/09/2018- Sen. Bob Menendez tweeted "Turkey imprisoning NASA scientist Serkan Golge on bogus claims is outrageous, and underscores the deteriorating rule of law in Turkey. I join the @StateDept & @HelsinkiComm in condemning this clear abuse of human rights."Read the tweet here.

10/25/2017- Sen. Robert Menendez tweeted "Called on Pres.Trump to stand up for US employees & emphasize human rights when dealing w/ Turkey. @SenJohnMcCain & 12 bipartisan Sens agree"Read the tweet here.

10/25/2017- Sen. Robert Menendez tweeted "RT @SCClemons: From @SenJohnMcCain & @SenatorMenendez letter: Erdogan has corroded Turkey’s democracy, assaulting rule of law https://www.menendez.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Menendez-Letter-to-POTUS-re-human-rights-in-Turkey.pdf …"Read the tweet here.

04/24/2017- Sen. Robert Menendez introduced a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide (S.Res.136) to the Senate floor. Read the statement here.

04/24/2017- Sen. Menendez tweeted "102 years ago, the Ottomans deported 2 million Armenians, murdering 1.5 million. Let's call it what it is: genocide. #ArmenianRemembranceDay" Read the Tweet here.

04/24/2017- Sen. Menendez sponsored a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Read the full statement here.

04/24/2017- Sen. Menendez introduces S. Res 136, calling for Armenian Genocide by the Republic of Turkey. Read the full statement here.

02/14/2017 - Sen. Menendez discusses benefits of a U.S.-Armenia Double Tax Treaty. Read the full article here.

04/23/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Arkin from the office of Sen. Bob Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/30/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Rosanna Hernandez from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/23/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Rosanna Hernandez from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/22/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Liza Pergiel from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

05/22/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Rosanna Hernandez from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

04/18/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Rosanna Hernandez from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/22/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Arkin from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/12/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Rosanna Hernandez from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

03/01/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Arkin from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/27/2018 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Rosanna Hernandez from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

02/21/2018 - Lobbyists from Daschle Group, LLC e-mailed Robert Kelley from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding a meeting request. Read the FARA filing here.

01/29/2018 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Arkin from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

12/14/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Arkin from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

11/17/2017 - Lobbyists from BGR Government Affairs, LLC e-mailed Rosanna Hernandez from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

11/15/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Sarah Arkin from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

11/03/2017 - Lobbyists from Podesta Group, Inc. e-mailed Damian Murphy from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/27/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Fred Turner from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/27/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Tim Del Monico from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/03/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Fred Turner from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

10/03/2017 - Robert Wexler of Ballard Partners e-mailed Tim Del Monico from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Turkey relations. Read the FARA filing here.

09/12/2017 - Lobbyists from Podesta Group, Inc. e-mailed Damian Murphy from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.

09/11/2017 - Lobbyists from Podesta Group, Inc. e-mailed Damian Murphy from the office of Sen. Robert Menendez regarding U.S.-Azerbaijan relations. Read the FARA filing here.