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It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.
This week, Rep.-elect Ted Lieu, D-Calif., House Democrats’ freshman class president, talks about his turbo technology, hotel points and celebrities in prison.
Q. What was your first car? Any great memories of it?
A. It was a Ford Thunderbird Turbo. It was a black and … the inside was red, and it looked really cool.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) announced his appointment to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for the 114th Congress. As the primary investigative body for the House of Representatives, the Committee has the authority to scrutinize any matter within the jurisdiction of standing House committees. The Committee has historically served as a critical check on the powers of the legislative and executive branches as well as abuses of the public trust by private companies.
Washington – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement regarding the announcement by Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald of his upcoming visit to West Los Angeles next week:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) issued the below statement following President Obama’s State of the Union Address:
“Tonight was my first State of the Union as a member of the United States House of Representatives. I was honored to participate in this time-honored tradition and was moved by President Obama’s words.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement today regarding the ongoing West Coast ports contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Merchant Association (PMA):
“Our ports are the economic lifeblood of Southern California. Many businesses are impacted by the safety of our ports and the speed in which goods pass through them on their way in and out of Los Angeles and Long Beach.