January 2017

CONGRESSMEN LIEU AND CONYERS LEAD LETTER URGING PRESIDENT OBAMA TO END U.S. SUPPORT FOR SAUDI-LED COALITION IN YEMEN

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) and Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) led 22 Members of Congress in sending a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to use his final days in office to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led Coalition operation in Yemen.

REP. LIEU STATEMENT ON APPOINTMENT TO HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on his appointment to the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the 115th Congress.

“I am truly honored by the opportunity to serve on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  I look forward to working with Ranking Member Engel, Chairman Royce and the other Members of this prestigious committee.”

California Congressman Issues Serious Demand To Americans – Awaiting Trump Response

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) and other members of Congress sat for an intelligence briefing on Friday to review the classified information regarding claims by Russia of having “compromising financial and personal information” about President-elect Trump. A declassified report was released to the public earlier this week.

Exxon Mobil is ordered to hand over climate change research

A Massachusetts judge has ordered Exxon Mobil to submit 40 years of documents regarding the company’s studies of the impact of fossil fuels on climate change.

Superior Court Judge Heidi E. Brieger said state law supports arguments by Massachusetts’ attorney general that the government agency has the authority to pursue questions about whether Exxon Mobil misled the public about the role fossil fuels play in climate change.

Sole House Dem with computer science degree will “fight like hell” against Trump

On Tuesday, while much of Washington, DC’s political class was consumed by President-elect Donald Trump’s first press conference, the only Democrat with a computer science degree was named to the House Judiciary Committee. The House of Representatives has three other members who hold computer science degrees (all Republicans), but none of them sit on the Judiciary Committee.

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