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December 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON -Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House and Senate passed the Oversight.gov Authorization Act as a part of a larger omnibus bill.  The bill establishes and authorizes funds for a central website where inspectors general can upload reports to be read by the public. Rep. Lieu introduced the House version of this bill with Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA).

December 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he will be appointing Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill the Senate vacancy left by Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris.

December 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on President-Elect Joe Biden's nominees for his Administration. 

"I am thrilled that in a little over a month, we will swear in Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President and Vice President. So far, the slate of nominees President elect Biden has announced gives me hope and confidence that our government and our country will be in extremely capable hands once again. 

December 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after news reports stated that numerous Federal agencies were hacked by Russia. 
December 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Kathleen Rice (D-NY) called on the District of Columbia Office of Disciplinary Counsel, the disciplinary arm of the District of Columbia Bar, to investigate statements made by Mr. Joseph E. diGenova, one of President Donald Trump’s attorneys. In the letter, Reps.

November 19, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after his Democratic House colleagues voted to re-elect him as a co-chair of the Democrats' messaging arm, the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee.
 
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.

November 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court declined to review a suit brought by Rep. Lieu and other elected officials seeking to address unlimited spending by Super PACs. In 2010, a D.C. Circuit court ruling enabled the unlimited Super PAC spending we see today and Rep. Lieu's lawsuit sought to remediate that decision.

November 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Joe Biden was announced the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election. 

November 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D-NY) urged Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf to provide information on any and all operational plans to deploy federal agents to protests or other gatherings related to the 2020 election outcome.

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