March 2017

Ted Lieu is out-tweeting Trump, and it’s making him a political star

In the packed auditorium at the Creative Artists Agency, a vortex of entertainment-industry power and current progressive political woe, comedian Kathy Griffin, tiny, insistently red-tressed, erupts in full-throttle rasp at the man in the boxy gray suit as he finishes up onstage.

“I saw you on the Joy Reid show on MSNBC,” Griffin says, coming up from the audience to address Rep. Ted Lieu, a California Democrat speaking at the CAA Foundation’s Take Action Day. “You’re giving us hope!”

CONGRESSMAN LIEU SENDS LETTER TO SEC. MATTIS TO EXPLAIN SURGE IN US-CAUSED CIVILIAN DEATHS IN SYRIA AND IRAQ

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WASHINGTON – Earlier this week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis regarding recent reports of significant increases in civilian casualties from U.S. airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.

EXCERPTS FROM THE LETTER

Ted Lieu is out-tweeting Trump, and it’s making him a political star

n the packed auditorium at the Creative Artists Agency, a vortex of entertainment industry power and current progressive political woe, comedian Kathy Griffin — tiny, insistently red-tressed — erupts in full-throttle rasp at the man in the boxy gray suit as he finishes up onstage.

“I saw you on the Joy Reid show on MSNBC,” Griffin says, coming up from the audience to address Rep. Ted Lieu, a California Democrat speaking at the CAA Foundation’s Take Action Day. “You’re giving us hope!”

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT OPPOSING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ROLL BACK OF CLEAN POWER PLAN

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order rolling back President Obama’s climate actions. The order directs the Environmental Protection Agency to redraft regulations related to carbon emissions at power plants, eliminates guidance calling for the consideration of climate change when making federal decisions, allows for federal coal leasing, and promotes the development of gas and oil on public lands.

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