May 2017

The Hill: Dem rips Trump for asking foreign leaders to call him on his cell: ‘This is very stupid’

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) late Tuesday criticized President Trump after a report that Trump asked world leaders to contact him directly on his cellphone.

"Dear @realDonaldTrump: This is very stupid," Lieu tweeted, sharing a report titled, "Trump asks world leaders to call him on his cellphone."

LA Daily News: Scouts honor war veterans at Los Angeles National Cemetery

LOS ANGELES >> The drill at Los Angeles National Cemetery was simple: approach a grave, recite the name of its veteran, plant a U.S. flag firmly before the stone, taking care that it stands straight and true. Pause. And salute.

The exercise was repeated 88,887 times on Saturday by thousands of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from across Los Angeles. Their mission: to honor American warriors for Memorial Day

Asian Journal: Members of Congress continue efforts in reuniting families of Filipino veterans

Continuing the effort to honor Filipinos’ efforts during World War II, members of Congress have introduced new legislation to expand immigration for families of Filipino veterans.

The Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act — introduced by Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Representative Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) — sets out to speed up the visa process for children of Filipino WWII veterans.



Washington – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement to commemorate the start of Ramandan.

“Warmest wishes to all those observing the month of Ramadan at home and abroad. During this spiritual time, we recognize our nation’s rich and diverse religious communities and renew our commitment to defending religious freedoms for all. To our Muslim friends and family: Ramadan Mubarak.”