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January 12, 2022 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) joined Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and other elected officials to tour the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. During the tour, the group discussed the processing of goods through the ports, impacts on the supply chain and the important work being done to address infrastructure needs at our ports.

January 6, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in recognition of the one-year anniversary of the January 6th insurrection.

December 16, 2021 In The News


Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) says that Mark Meadows, former Trump Chief of Staff, doesn’t want to “go down in history” as a man held in contempt of Congress.

Watch interview HERE.

December 14, 2021 In The News

Harvard chemistry professor Charles Lieber went on federal trial in Boston Tuesday over whether he misled the U.S. Defense Department and others about his relationship with a Chinese university, testing the government’s policing of U.S.-China collaborations after a similar case ended in an acquittal earlier this year.

December 14, 2021 In The News

Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) discusses the House contempt vote on former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and the new details of his communications on January 6th. 

Watch the interview HERE.

December 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the bipartisan Protecting Our Democracy Act, or PODA. PODA is a comprehensive package of reforms to strengthen America’s democratic institutions against abuse of power and corruption.

December 8, 2021 In The News

Rep. Eric Swalwell and Rep. Ted Lieu join Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss what the frivolous lawsuit from Mark Meadows and the Trump team stonewalling the January 6 Committee means for its investigation and the trickle-down effect on the rule of law, as Rep. Swalwell says, “If people start to believe that law and order doesn’t matter anymore, then as a democracy and as a country, we’re lost.”

Watch the interview HERE.

December 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022. The NDAA includes provisions authored by Congressman Lieu that will help ensure greater oversight of our military operations by Congress.

December 7, 2021 In The News

Steve Bannon’s legal representation has asked for his trial date for defying a Congressional subpoena to be delayed nearly until the midterm elections in 2022. However, a judge has ruled that this is too far out, and set a slightly closer date: July 18th.

December 1, 2021 In The News

In the biggest challenge to abortion rights in decades, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority signaled they would allow states to ban abortion much earlier in pregnancy and may even overturn the nationwide right that has existed for nearly 50 years. The outcome probably won’t be known until next June, but after nearly two hours of arguments, all six conservative justices, including three appointed by Donald Trump, indicated they would uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.