Resolution recognizing Armenian genocide blocked in U.S. Senate

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Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the U.S. Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey.

The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the resolution by an overwhelming 405-11 in late October. But there has not been a vote in the Senate, where President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans hold a majority of seats.

Congressional aides said the White House does not want the...


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Resolution recognizing Armenian genocide blocked in U.S. Senate


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