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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

Health Care

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June 30, 2017 In The News

Ted Lieu knows how to catch attention. Clad in a red, white and blue “Trump-Putin 2016” shirt, the Democratic Congressman from California’s 33rd District took to Facebook Live for 20 minutes on Thursday to answer constituent questions, with a focus on the Affordable Health Care Act, otherwise known as Trumpcare.

Lieu, a critic of President Donald Trump’s policies and habits, has not shied away from calling out the President this year, drawing vehement criticism from conservatives.

June 29, 2017 In The News

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu (Calif.) claimed Thursday that President Trump has not read the Senate GOP's healthcare bill.

Lieu cited the president's recent comments that the ObamaCare repeal-and-replace measure does not cut Medicaid in making the assertion. 

"New [Congressional Budget Office] score shows [Trump] is lying again when he says Trumpcare doesn't cut Medicaid," tweeted Lieu, a vocal critic of Trump. 

June 26, 2017 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in strong opposition to the Senate Republican health care bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Earlier today, the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of Senate Republicans' current draft of Trumpcare.

“Today’s CBO score confirms what we already know. Trumpcare is mean, mean, mean."

May 25, 2017 In The News

Arms for health care, anyone? With the help of his son-in-law, President Donald Trump just inked a $110 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, the Congressional Budget Office announced Wednesday that the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) will cut the deficit by $119 billion.

May 4, 2017 In The News

In March, when Republicans pulled a vote on their American Health Care Act, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took off her shoes and literally jumped for joy.

On Thursday, as Republicans cobbled together the votes to resurrect and pass the bill, Pelosi (D-Calif.) insisted that the sun was still coming out for Democrats — and her party sang an out-of-order goodbye jeer to the opposition.

March 22, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s announcement that the Republican Health Care Plan will cost California $6 billion a year in new taxes.

March 22, 2017 Press Release

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MEDIA ADVISORY:
REP. TED W. LIEU ON HBO’S REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 24th 10PM ET | PT

March 17, 2017 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on President Trump’s budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2018.

“I have now reviewed Donald Trump’s first budget.  It is a ridiculous budget from a ridiculous President.  His crazy budget proposal is a disaster and it’s dangerous.” 

March 7, 2017 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to the recently released House Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

“Yesterday, House Republicans finally released the text of their super-secret bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Now we know why they tried so hard to hide it from not only House Democrats, but also our Senate colleagues and the American people.”

February 22, 2017 In The News

Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) became the latest Democratic lawmaker this week to openly question President Trump’s mental health.

Yarmuth said in remarks to a local NAACP chapter that were posted on YouTube this week that Trump is “totally unfit for the office he serves in.”

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