Why is the Turkey Caucus Important?


Why is the Turkey Caucus Important?

  • When members of Congress join the caucus, they make it publicly known that they support strong U.S.-Turkey relations and issues important to Turkish Americans.
  • When members of Congress join the caucus, it encourages Turkish Americans in their districts to be more engaged with their elected officials.
  • A larger caucus projects the image of a strong Turkish American community to members of Congress.
  • A larger caucus discourages anti-Turkey rhetoric and actions in Congress.