Topic: US Senate

Although some 30 countries have already recognized the Armenian Genocide, recognition by the legislative branch of the most powerful nation in the world has a unique significance and far-reaching impact. First, the US House of[...]

WASHINGTON — The United States Senate voted unanimously on December 12 to adopt Sen. Res. 150 on the Armenian Genocide after unrelenting efforts led by Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Ted Cruz (R-TX). The House of Representatives had[...]

By Jordain Carney WASHINGTON (The Hill) — The Senate passed a resolution on Thursday, December 12, formally recognizing the Ottoman Empire’s genocide against the Armenian people, a move strongly opposed by the Turkish government.[...]

WASHINGTON (Axios) —The White House directed Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) to block an effort by Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday, December 5, to pass a resolution via unanimous consent formally recognizing[...]

WASHINGTON – Senator Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) again attempted to bring the Armenian Genocide S. 150 resolution to the Senate floor, seeking unanimous consent for the floor voting. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) supported Menendez in his speech.[...]