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Congressman Brad Sherman

Representing the 30th District of CALIFORNIA

Foreign Policy

  

Congressman Sherman takes a special interest in the following issues:

U.S. - Israel Relationship

U.S. - India Relationship

U.S. - Greece Relationship

U.S. - Armenia Relationship

Currently in the 117th Congress (2021-2023), Congressman Sherman is the second-ranked Democrat in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, former Chairman and member of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, member of the Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa, and Global Counterterrorism, and member of the Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations, and Global Corporate Social Impact. 

 
He is also Chair of the Sindh Caucus, Co-Chair of the Israel Allies Caucus and an active member of caucuses related to: AremniaHellinic IssuesTamil Issues, Sri Lanka, Sikh, and other foreign policy issues.
 

More on Foreign Policy

Sep 24, 2021

Washington, D.C. – The House voted to adopt an amendment offered by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), Congressman Tony Cardenas (D-CA) and Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) as part of the annual defense authorization bill.

Sep 22, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Last night, the House voted to adopt Congressman Brad Sherman’s (D-Sherman Oaks) and Chair of the House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters’ (D-CA) amendment to punish Russian interference in U.S. elections in 2016, 2018 and 2020. The Sherman-Waters amendment prohibits Americans from purchasing Russian sovereign debt.

Sep 13, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) today participated in the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s hearing evaluating the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan with Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Jun 29, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed Congressman Brad Sherman’s (D-CA) Resolution H. Res. 402, recognizing the devastating impact of COVID-19 in India and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives to urgently facilitate assistance. Congressman Sherman, the Democratic Co-Chair of the House Caucus on India and India Americans, was joined by Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) in introducing the resolution last month.

May 28, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) introduced the Taiwan Diplomatic Review Act to bolster our relationship with Taiwan. They were joined by their colleagues Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), and Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO) in introducing this important bill.

May 20, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the Peace on the Korean Peninsula Act. Among other things, the bill calls for serious, urgent diplomatic engagement in pursuit of a binding peace agreement constituting a formal end to the Korean War.

May 14, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), the Democratic Chair of the Congressional India Caucus, and Republican Co-Chair Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) hosted a Member briefing with the State Department, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to discuss the United States’ efforts to assist India with their devastating second wave of COVID-19 infections.

May 12, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), the Democratic Chair of the Congressional India Caucus, led the India Caucus leadership and more than 50 of his colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden to urge the administration to bolster the United States’ efforts to assist India as they continue to battle a devastating second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Apr 30, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), the Democratic Co-Chair of the House India and India Americans, joined India Caucus leadership, Republican Co-Chair Steve Chabot (R-OH), Democratic Vice Chair Ro Khanna (D-CA), and Republican Vice Chair Michael Waltz (R-FL) in sending a letter to President Biden to urge the administration to bolster the United States’ efforts to assist India as they battle an alarming second wave of COVID-19.

Apr 24, 2021

Today, on the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, President Joe Biden became the first U.S. President to formally recognize the systematic murder of 1.5 million Armenian women, men, and children by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923, as a genocide.

I commend President Biden’s historic announcement today. The President’s courageous move has put the United States on the side of historic truth in a most powerful way.