May 2017

Money News: Rep. Ted Lieu Bashes Trump's 'Inappropriate' Ramadan Message

President Donald Trump's message Friday to mark the Muslim holy month of Ramadan was "inappropriate" because of his references to terrorism, Rep. Ted Lieu said Friday.

"The message was inappropriate," the California Democrat told Wolf Blitzer on CNN. "When you devote an entire paragraph to terrorist attacks, you are imputing to the 99.9 percent of Muslims who are peaceful that they are somehow linked to these terrorist attacks.

"You just don't do that in a holiday message."

CONGRESSMAN LIEU RECOGNIZES SANTA MONICA COLLEGE, RECIPIENT OF DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM GRANT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in recognition of Santa Monica College receiving the Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program grant totaling $257,500. The grant will be used to increase opportunities for students to earn post-secondary credits in high school.

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