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January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after President Joeseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office.

January 11, 2021 Press Release

Judiciary Committee Members: “We cannot begin to heal the soul of this country without first delivering swift justice to all its enemies – foreign and domestic”

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressmen Ted Lieu (CA-33), David N. Cicilline (RI-01), and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) introduced an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump this morning. The impeachment resolution is sponsored by Cicilline, with Lieu and Raskin serving as the two lead co-sponsors. It is also co-sponsored by another 211 members of the U.S. House.

January 10, 2021 In The News

I was in my office on the fourth floor of the Cannon House Office Building on Wednesday when the Capitol Police entered around 1:15 to tell me and my chief of staff to evacuate immediately. The officers were running through each floor banging on office doors. They recommended that I remove the pin on my suit jacket that designates me as a member of Congress. We knew nothing as we raced down the stairs.

January 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), along with Reps. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), urged the Department of Defense Acting Secretary to take measures to prevent the President from misusing or abusing his nuclear strike authority in the final days of his presidency.

In the letter, the Members write:

Dear Acting Secretary Miller:

January 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Croatia was hit by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake.

November 11, 2020 In The News

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Southern California Congressman Rep. Ted Lieu has made a splash while covering the Trump administration over the last four years, gaining more than 1.4 million Twitter followers.

He's continued to do so throughout the 2020 election, as he compared the Trump campaign's claims of voter fraud to looking for Bigfoot.

September 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The civilian death toll from Saudi Arabia’s disastrous air war over Yemen was steadily rising in 2016 when the State Department’s legal office in the Obama administration reached a startling conclusion: Top American officials could be charged with war crimes for approving bomb sales to the Saudis and their partners

September 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Bahrain and Israel announced their normalization of relations.
"It’s good news that Bahrain and Israel have normalized their relations. I will always support efforts to find peaceful cooperation in the region. Establishing peace should always be a central goal in U.S. foreign policy, and I commend both Israel and Bahrain on this important step forward."
August 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu issued the following statement after Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to establish full diplomatic ties.

August 7, 2020 Opinion: Op-Eds

When Barack Obama became the first US president to visit Hiroshima in 2016, he stated: “Technological progress without an equivalent progress in human institutions can doom us.” Those words ring true today. At the 75th anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we stand in another moment of global chaos and profound loss.