In The News

May 21, 2020 In The News

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California has been actively calling out President Donald Trump on Twitter, asserting that he is “going after the institutions of our democracy.”

SoCal in 17 host Alex Cohen sits down with Rep. Lieu to discuss these tweets. They also talk about the tragedy of Vincent Chin and how Taiwan managed to stay a step ahead in coronavirus prevention.

May 18, 2020 In The News

New bipartisan legislation would provide $500 billion in aid to state and local governments, territories and tribes to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, with the smallest communities in line for a direct slice of the money, unlike some earlier iterations.

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May 11, 2020 In The News

Donald Trump abruptly halted a press conference on Monday after being challenged by an Asian American reporter whom he told: “Don’t ask me. Ask China.”

May 7, 2020 In The News

US elected officials and civil rights leaders are encouraging the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities to speak out against acts of racism happening during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 6, 2020 In The News

A 58-year-old man became the sixth Terminal Island inmate to test positive for COVID-19 and then die as the prison continues to get pummled by the virus.

Eduardo Robles-Holguin originally had been convicted of illegally reentering the United States and died in a hospital on Monday, May 4.

May 5, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) and Nanette Barragan (D-San Pedro) on April 30 sent a letter to the director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons calling for the release or home confinement of all inmates at Terminal Island, a federal prison facility in San Pedro.

April 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) – Lawmakers in the US House and Senate are trying to protect consumers from scammers and price gouging in light of the coronavirus pandemic. 

They say it’s time to stop those playing on the public’s fear for profit.

Thirty dollar toilet paper, seventy dollar hand sanitizer. 

April 22, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse joined a trio of fellow Democrats in the House of Representatives and Senate this week in calling for the swift passage of a bill aimed at banning price-gouging practices that have led sellers to jack up the prices on items such as masks and hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 outbreak.

April 22, 2020 In The News

In Malibu … US Congressman Ted Lieu is offering assistance to small businesses that have already submitted loan applications but have not yet heard back. Those businesses can fill out an online form and submit it to his office via email. A caseworker in his office will be assigned to investigate the application status of all forms received.

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