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January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) spoke on the House floor in support of the House’s concurrent resolution to stop the President's use of armed forces in Iran without Congressional authorization. The resolution passed on a bipartisan basis. In his remarks, Rep. Lieu reiterated his desire to see a formal Administration policy for Iran. 

January 8, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON —  Lawmakers quickly reacted after Iran fired more than a dozen missiles at U.S. troops and coalition forces in Iraq on Tuesday, an apparent retaliation for a U.S. drone strike days earlier that killed one of Tehran's most powerful generals, Qasem Soleimani. 

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was gathered with Democrats discussing impeachment and the House’s agenda Tuesday evening when a staff member brought in a note, informing her of the strike.

January 8, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (KION) Rep. Jimmy Panetta and several other California members of the House of Representatives were among more than 35 lawmakers who signed a letter demanding answers from the White House.

The group expressed concern about the United States' current relationship with Iran, especially the recent military operation targeting General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad.

December 20, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — A massive new trade deal, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act, or USMCA, just passed the House with major bipartisan support, with every Republican in California voting for the bill. 

While many times the California Democrats unite on policy, several lawmakers from southern California voted against the measure, calling it a missed opportunity to include provisions on climate change. 

Of the 41 lawmakers that voted against USMCA, 39 were Democrats, and of those, five were from California. 

December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) championed his bipartisan bill, the City and State Diplomacy Act, during a House Foreign Affairs Committee markup. The bill, which subsequently passed out of committee, is co-led with Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) and focuses on providing federal support for state and local diplomacy efforts. The bill will establish an Office of Subnational Diplomacy at the State Department, which will coordinate overall U.S.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) delivered remarks on the House floor in support of the two Articles of Impeachment against President Donald J. Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. On the floor, Rep. Lieu explained his rationale for supporting impeaching the President. Watch the video here.

Mr. Lieu's remarks as delivered:

Thank you Chairman Nadler for your leadership.  

December 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Among the provisions in the final bill were amendments introduced by Rep. Lieu including a requirement for a defense and diplomatic strategy for Libya, a prohibition on refueling assistance to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen for two years and the Establishment of a process to modify the West Los Angeles National Guard armory to allow for a new homeless shelter.

December 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Among the provisions in the final bill were amendments introduced by Rep. Lieu including a requirement for a defense and diplomatic strategy for Libya, a prohibition on refueling assistance to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen for two years and the Establishment of a process to modify the West Los Angeles National Guard armory to allow for a new homeless shelter.

December 9, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn’t exist, according to thousands of pages of documents obtained by The Washington Post.

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