February 2019

REP LIEU STATEMENT ON REPORT THAT TRUMP ORDERED OFFICIALS TO GIVE JARED KUSHNER A SECURITY CLEARANCE

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the New York Times reported that President Donald J. Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant his son-in-law Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance. The story alleges that the President overruled concerns from intelligence officials and the White House’s General Counsel.

REP LIEU STATEMENT ON SECOND NORTH KOREA SUMMIT

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after President Trump's summit with North Korea's Leader Kim Jong Un did not result in a peace agreement. 

“If reports are true regarding the North Korean demands, it was right for the President to walk away rather than strike a bad deal. We should want to see our nation succeed on the international stage, and we should never relish in the failure to reach a peace agreement.

What if the Mueller Report Does Actually Drop Next Week?

News that the special counsel is wrapping up is nearly as old as the investigation itself, but this week, some of the strongest evidence yet suggests that Robert Mueller is indeed preparing to release his nearly two-year inquiry into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. On Wednesday, CNN reported that the Justice Department is getting ready to announce as early next week that the special counsel investigation has concluded.

Ted Lieu Given The Dr. Winston Doby Impact Award for Accessible Education Advocacy

Democrat Congressman Ted Lieu received an award for his efforts to improve higher education at an event on campus Tuesday.

Lieu, who represents California’s 33rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, received The Dr. Winston Doby Impact Award for his support of students in higher education and his efforts to secure better funding and address factors that hinder access to education.

REPS LIEU AND RICE QUESTION NRA CONNECTION TO 2015 MOSCOW TRIP

WASHINGTON - On Friday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D-NY) sent a letter to NRA Chief Executive Officer Wayne LaPierre, asking about a 2015 trip that NRA associates took to Moscow, Russia in 2015. The trip has come under scrutiny because it further complicates ties between the NRA and Russia.

In the letter, the Members write:

Dear Mr. LaPierre:

REP LIEU HOSTS FOURTH-ANNUAL MULTI-DISTRICT SERVICE ACADEMY DAY

LOS ANGELES – On Saturday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D - Los Angeles County) hosted the Fourth Annual Multi-District Service Academy Day at the Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo. Attendees heard speakers from the United States Air Force Academy, United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy and the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

REP LIEU STATEMENT ON TRUMP DECLARING A NATIONAL EMERGENCY FOR BORDER WALLREP LIEU STATEMENT ON TRUMP DECLARING A NATIONAL EMERGENCY TO BUILD BORDER WALL

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after it was reported that the President will declare a national emergency in order to divert funding for a border wall.

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