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April 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the White House announced all U.S. forces will be withdrawn from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021 – exactly 20 years after the 9/11 terrorists attacks.

January 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representative Ted Lieu and Senator Dianne Feinstein (both D-Calif.) today introduced the 

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 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after his bill, the SAVE Act (Supporting At-risk Veterans in an Emergency Act), was signed into law as part of H.R.7105, the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020. Rep.

December 10, 2020 In The News

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi hosted a virtual Congressional Gold Medal ceremony Wednesday at the White House in honor of the nearly 20,000 Chinese American WWII Veterans .  This was a long overdue recognition for so many Chinese Americans WWII veterans and their families.

Hundreds of celebrants watched the ceremony streamed on Youtube with Pelosi making the opening remarks, followed by the National Anthem, Color Guards and a prayer.  There were old photos of the veterans in uniform that scrolled across the screen-the faces of brave Americans.

December 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu issued the following statement after Congress held a virtual ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Chinese American veterans of World War II. The ceremony recognized the contributions made by more than 18,000 Chinese American World War II veterans. Congressman Lieu, along with Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Congressmen Ed Royce (R-CA) led the passage of the Chinese American World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act, which ensured these heroes could be honored.

November 11, 2020 Press Release
September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House unanimously passed his bill, the SAVE Act (Supporting At-risk Veterans in an Emergency Act). The bill will ensure the West Los Angeles VA and other VA campuses around the country have the legal authority to provide veterans experiencing hardship access to food. 

September 4, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (CN) — A group of House Democrats, many of whom have served in the U.S. military, condemned President Donald Trump on Friday for his reported remarks disparaging veterans as “losers” and “suckers.”

“It is completely unacceptable and it is completely unacceptable when it comes from our commander-in-chief,” Congressman Ted Lieu, a California Democrat, told reporters on a conference call.

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