May 2017

REP. LIEU STATEMENT ON INTRODUCTION OF THE SWAMP ACT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after introducing the Stop Waste And Misuse by the President Act of 2017, otherwise known as the SWAMP Act.  This legislation compels President Trump and the First Family to reimburse the American taxpayer for federal funds spent at commercial properties that he or his family own or have a financial interest in.

The Hill: Progressive lawmakers lay out alternative infrastructure plan

The Congressional Progressive Caucus will lay out its own infrastructure proposal this week, staking out a position ahead of a legislative debate over transportation that is expected to heat up later this year.

The effort, spearheaded by Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), attempts to paint a clear contrast with President Trump’s infrastructure vision by calling for direct public investment in roads, bridges and other public works, as opposed to providing “corporate giveaways” to spur private sector investment.

The Hill: Dem lawmaker: Trump's federal crime 'staring all of us in the face'

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) said Saturday that “it is clear as day” that President Trump attempted to impede the FBI’s investigation into alleged ties between his campaign and Russia, calling Trump’s actions “a federal crime staring all of us in the face.”

Lieu appeared on “MSNBC Live” and discussed the newly ramped-up talk of Trump’s impeachment one day after CNN reported that White House lawyers were researching the impeachment process as a precaution.

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