February 2017

REPRESENTATIVES LIEU AND GALLEGO TO PRESIDENT TRUMP, “TIME TO FIRE GENERAL FLYNN”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (D | Arizona) – both of whom served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces – issued the following statement calling for President Trump to fire General Michael Flynn.

“General Michael Flynn sought to undermine the foreign policy of a sitting American President.  And then he lied – repeatedly and egregiously – about his actions.  Donald Trump should fire Michael Flynn immediately.”  

A Psychiatrist in the White House Wouldn't Be Such a Bad Thing

Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu of California is considering introducing a bill that would require a psychiatrist's presence at the White House. As the Huffington Post reports, a physician's presence has long been written into the law, but the POTUS' mental health largely evades discussion—blame stigma for that one. Arguably, installing a mental health professional near the president is a long overdue measure.

Troubling Trump Missteps on Foreign Affairs

CONGRESSMAN LIEU REQUESTS DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE BRIEFING ON YEMEN COUNTERTERRORISM RAID

February 2, 2017 | Washington – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after a report that President Trump, without proper intelligence, approved a counterterrorism operation against Al-Qaeda Arabian Peninsula in Yemen over the weekend.  Navy Seal William “Ryan” Owens was killed in the raid.

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