Will 2020 Democrats condemn the Armenian genocide?


Only four lawmakers running for president have signed on to remembrance resolutions

  • Niels Lesniewski
  • Roll Call

Whether the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915 amounted to a genocide is still a fraught political question for U.S. presidential candidates more than a century later.

The question for now is how many of the growing field of candidates might weigh in on Wednesday for the annual commemoration.

April 24, 1915 is generally considered to mark the start of actions that led to the Armenian genocide.

Among the members of the House and Senate pursuing the…

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