March 2019

Harsh Trump Critic Ted Lieu Condemns 'Inappropriate' #TrumpFail Hashtag After North Korea Summit

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), one of President Trump's harshest critics in Congress, called it "inapropriate" that the hashtag #TrumpFail was trending after the president's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. 
 
"The hashtag #TrumpFail is trending and I find it inappropriate," Lieu tweeted." People should not be hoping the President Fails or taking pleasure in his failure on the global state. Whether you like [Trump] or not, he represents America in foreign affairs. 

LIEU, MALINOWSKI LEAD MEMBERS OF CONGRESS URGING STATE TO INVESTIGATE REPORTS OF SAUDIS RECRUITING AND DEPLOYING CHILD SOLDIERS IN YEMEN

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) led a letter from 13 Members of Congress urging Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to investigate reports that members of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen are recruiting and deploying child soldiers in the conflict.

In the letter, the Members write:

REP LIEU QUESTIONS FBI DISMANTLING OF WAR CRIMES UNIT

 

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), member of the Foreign Affairs and Judiciary committees, sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray asking him why the Bureau is dismantling its International Human Rights Unit. The unit, which investigates international war crimes, is critical to the U.S.’s leadership on enforcement of international order and the protection of human rights.

In the letter, Mr. Lieu writes:

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