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May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the White House announced that President Trump would no longer meet with North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un in a June summit.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Val Demings (D-FL) and Elise Stefanik introduced the bipartisan ‘Defend Against Russian Disinformation Act,’ designed to strengthen America’s response to Russian interference in our elections. The bill would strengthen federal cybersecurity, support intelligence gathering, and enhance NATO military activities. It has been vetted by bipartisan national security experts.

May 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced a bill today to enhance cybersecurity collaboration across the federal government by creating a permanent director of cybersecurity policy in the White House.

May 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after President Trump announced that the U.S. would consider giving ZTE, a Chinese telecommunications company, "a way to get back into business, fast", after the U.S. penalized the company for making illegal shipments to Iran and North Korea.

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Politico reported that White House National Security Advisor John Bolton is pushing to eliminate the White House’s top cybersecurity job.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTONToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) passed the Hack Your State Department Bill, which he authored with Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL), and the Global Engagement Center Authorities Act of 2018, which he coauthored with Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL).

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Brad Schneider (IL-10)announced the introduction of new legislation to strengthen the Global Engagement Center (GEC) within the Department of State, the office tasked with countering foreign disinformation and propaganda campaigns.

April 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met yesterday to work towards denuclearization and an official end to the Korean War. 

April 25, 2018 In The News

After unnamed sources reported President Trump was again heavily using his personal cell phone, possibly an unsecured Android, a pair of congressional Democrats are asking two Democratic lawmakers are asking the Secret Service, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the White House Communications Agency (WHCA) what steps are being taken to ensure that the president's communications are secure.

 

April 25, 2018 In The News

Washington (CNN)Two Democratic lawmakers are inquiring about the steps the White House is taking to make sure President Donald Trump's personal communications are protected after it was reported that Trump has ramped up the use of his personal cell phone.

 

Wednesday morning, Reps. Ted Lieu of California and Ruben Gallego of Arizona sent a letter asking the heads of the White House Communications Agency, the Secret Service and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence several questions about their security protocol for the President's communications.

 

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