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February 7, 2019 In The News

Democratic California Rep. Ted Lieu ripped into President Donald Trump‘s “big beautiful wall” the morning after the President’s State of the Union address, saying it will never happen because even Republicans demonstrably don’t care about it.

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February 7, 2019 In The News

Representative Ted Lieu of California's 33rd congressional district thought that while parts of President Donald Trump's State of the Union were good, other aspects of the address were "horribly bad." 

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February 7, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The controversy surrounding the continued use of dogs in medical experiments at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities heated up again this week when the agency’s inspector general announced it would initiate an investigation into the practice.

February 7, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Members of Congress will have their first – and probably only – chance to question acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Friday, and there’s a lot they want to ask: Has the White House tried to interfere in the criminal investigations surrounding the president?

February 6, 2019 In The News

Tuesday on MSNBC’s special coverage the State of the Union speech, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said one of the best things about the speech was seeing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sitting behind Trump “looking down at him.”

Lieu said, “The two best things about the State of the Union tonight were that when you looked at Congress you saw the most diverse Congress in U.S. history.”

February 5, 2019 In The News

Two House Democrats are asking the White House to revoke senior adviser Jared Kushner’s security clearance following a recent report about its approval.

February 2, 2019 In The News

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu told Donald Trump on Saturday that his border wall is not even part of the ongoing bipartisan negotiations to keep the government funded past the upcoming Feb. 15 deadline.

In an interview with MSNBC‘s AM Joy, Lieu said it’s not just Democrats who have taken the wall off the table. Even Republicans don’t view it as a priority, he said.

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January 31, 2019 In The News

Legislation introduced by Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate on Wednesday would bar the United States from using a nuclear weapon unless attacked with one first, demonstrating growing momentum for anti-nuclear sentiments on the left in the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election. 

January 31, 2019 In The News

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) reintroduced legislation to prevent the president from launching a nuclear first strike without congressional approval.

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