WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement after the White House announced that it would be replacing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to the National Rifle Association seeking an explanation regarding reports that allege the NRA may have received unlawful contributions or assistance from Russian individuals with links to the Kremlin. It is illegal for foreign individuals to make contributions in U.S. elections. Mr.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice is suing California to block state legislation.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) is pressing the Trump administration to report regularly to Congress on the secretive process by which the federal government decides whether to share unknown cyber vulnerabilities with the private sector.
WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to Rob Joyce, Cybersecurity Coordinator for the National Security Council, about the Administration’s recently released Vulnerabilities Equities Policies and Process (VEP), the NSC’s official guidance for the decisionmaking process regarding disclosure of cybersecurity vulnerabilities to the public.
Western countries need to go beyond simply acknowledging that Russian propaganda is a problem and begin countering disinformation campaigns, according to a new report released Wednesday by the Washington-based think tank the Atlantic Council.
Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) are pressing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on why the State Department has not yet spent any of the $120 million it has been allocated to combat foreign efforts to meddle in U.S. elections.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Joaquin Castro (D-TX) urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to explain why the State Department has not used any of the resources Congress allocated with bipartisan support in 2017 to counter foreign propaganda designed to influence elections and undermine democracies. In the letter, the Congressmen ask the Secretary why State has not enacted Congress’s bipartisan directive to address foreign disinformation campaigns.
In the letter, the Members write:
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D-NY) requested that FBI Director Christopher Wray open an investigation into two questionable payments made by President Trump’s longtime associates during the election. Just before the election, President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen made a $130,000 payment to Stephanie Clifford, who allegedly had an affair with President Trump, as a way to buy her silence.
Rep. Ted Lieu is introducing a pair of bills designed to better safeguard personal data and allow consumers affected by data breaches to sue the company at fault.
The measures come the same day credit reporting giant Equifax announced that the personal information of 2.4 million more Americans was compromised by the colossal data breach the firm disclosed late last year, raising the total victim count to 147.9 million.