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August 10, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding the July 22 letter from Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Inspector General (IG) Patrick McFarland to OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert stating that the Office of the Chief Information Officer has “hindered and interfered with” his office’s oversight.

August 10, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D - Los Angeles), released the following statement on Super Typhoon Soudelor:

“My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Saipan, Taiwan, China and all those affected by this devastating storm. While it is fortunate that so few lives were lost, our sympathies are with those who lost loved ones, homes and businesses."

July 21, 2015 In The News

California Democrat Ted Lieu has a degree in computer science from Stanford University.

Ted Lieu is that rara avis on Capitol Hill -- a member of Congress who knows what he's talking about when it comes to technology.

July 16, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON NOAA CLIMATE REPORT

July 15, 2015 In The News

The region’s Democratic Congressmen are speaking out about the Iran nuclear deal forged by a Democratic president — with reservation.

Speaking to the Journal hours after the landmark deal was announced on July 14, Reps. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) expressed concerns about the deal but stopped far short of rejecting it. 

July 15, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON AGREEMENT WITH IRAN

Congressman Ted Lieu issued the following statement on today’s announcement of an agreement between the P5+1 and Iran on its nuclear program.

July 13, 2015 In The News

The agency at the center of the likely largest-ever government data breach announced Thursday that more than 22 million people have had their personal information stolen.

The total includes 21.5 million people whose sensitive data was taken in a breach of the the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) security clearance database, as well as 4.2 million government workers whose personnel files were stolen in an earlier intrusion. But 3.6 million were hit by both hacks, putting the final tally at 22.1 million.

July 13, 2015 In The News

When the number of Americans hit by the Office of Personnel Management’ data breaches reached 22 million, Katherine Archuleta finally gave her growing chorus of critics what they wanted on Friday: She let it be someone else’s problem.

But Archuleta’s resignation as OPM director accomplished little, both her detractors and supporters agree, beyond quieting the calls for her ouster.

July 13, 2015 In The News

The embattled director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has resigned, bowing to mounting pressure from Capitol Hill for her to step aside over a devastating government hack.


Katherine Archuleta stepped down a day after she revealed that multiple breaches at her agency had exposed more than 22 million people’s sensitive information.

President Obama accepted her resignation Friday morning, according to a White House official. Her resignation is effective at the close of business.

July 13, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON— Katherine Archuleta, the embattled Office of Personnel Management director, resigned Friday as the backlash grew over her office’s handling of the extensive hacking of millions of federal employee records that included security-clearance details dating back 15 years.

Lawmakers from both political parties had called on her to resign over OPM’s handling of the breach, with some questioning her ability to steer the office through crisis. Her resignation was effective Friday.

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