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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

November 2016

November 30, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County), sponsor of H.R. 4966, the Preventing Superbugs and Protecting Patients Act, issued the following statement in response to the passage of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, by the House of Representatives.

November 29, 2016

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding reports that President-elect Trump will nominate Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education.  Ms. DeVos is a prominent Republican donor in Michigan.

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November 21, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the expired ceasefire in Yemen.

November 16, 2016

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MEDIA ADVISORY: CONGRESSMAN LIEU JOINS TOM LANTOS HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO HOLD HEARING ON HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN  YEMEN


November 17, 2016
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
2200 Rayburn House Office Building

Please join Congressman Ted Lieu and the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for a hearing on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, and the options and dilemmas confronting policymakers concerned with civilian protection.

November 16, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding news reports that the Obama Administration will block oil leasing rights in the Arctic in his offshore drilling plan.

November 15, 2016

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding President-elect Trump’s infrastructure proposal.

November 15, 2016

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of the announcement that alt-right movement leader and Breitbart News executive chairman Steve Bannon will be Chief Strategist for President-elect Trump’s White House.

November 15, 2016

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding President-elect Trump’s selection of Myron Ebell to lead the Environmental Protection Agency transition team. Myron Bell is the director of the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Energy and Environment.  He denies the dangers of climate change and opposes the Paris Climate Agreement and protections for public lands.

November 14, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in support of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings’s letter to Chairman Jason Chaffetz requesting that the committee investigate President-elect Trump’s financial conflicts of interest.

November 10, 2016

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day, being held tomorrow on November 11, 2016.

November 4, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the Paris Agreement. In December 2015, the Paris Agreement was adopted by almost 200 countries, creating a global framework to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change. Today, the landmark agreement became international law.

November 3, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) sent a letter to Secretaries Ash Carter and John Kerry seeking clarity regarding a recent statement made by a senior U.S. Administration official about U.S. support of the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen. The official stated that U.S. support of the Coalition does not include “target selection and review.”