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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

March 2017

March 30, 2017

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WASHINGTON – Earlier this week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis regarding recent reports of significant increases in civilian casualties from U.S. airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.

EXCERPTS FROM THE LETTER

March 28, 2017

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order rolling back President Obama’s climate actions. The order directs the Environmental Protection Agency to redraft regulations related to carbon emissions at power plants, eliminates guidance calling for the consideration of climate change when making federal decisions, allows for federal coal leasing, and promotes the development of gas and oil on public lands.

March 23, 2017

WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the CNN report that Trump associates possibly colluded with Russia to affect the outcome of the 2016 election in the United States.

March 22, 2017

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s announcement that the Republican Health Care Plan will cost California $6 billion a year in new taxes.

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March 22, 2017

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the Associated Press report that former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort worked for a Russian billionaire to benefit Vladimir Putin and the Russian Government.

March 17, 2017

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on President Trump’s budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2018.

“I have now reviewed Donald Trump’s first budget.  It is a ridiculous budget from a ridiculous President.  His crazy budget proposal is a disaster and it’s dangerous.” 

March 17, 2017

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s comments about potential U.S. pre-emptive military strikes on North Korea.

March 15, 2017

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Washington, D.C. – Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., today urged the Department of Homeland Security to tell Americans how their security may be threatened by a vulnerability that could allow hackers and foreign governments to track, wiretap, and hack their mobile phones.

March 15, 2017

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding reports that unsealed court documents raise new questions about the safety of Monsanto weed killer Roundup and its chief ingredient glyphosate.

March 14, 2017

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WASHINGTON: Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) – along with 11 fellow Members of Congress – has sent a letter to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes asking him to consider reforming FISA’s controversial Section 702 to help ensure that the activities of United States intelligence agencies do not violate the constitutional rights of the American people.

In the letter, Mr. Lieu and his Congressional colleagues write:

March 9, 2017

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WASHINGTON – In the aftermath of misleading information put forth by Attorney General Jeff Sessions concerning his interaction with Russian operatives, and following a steady stream of troubling revelations related to possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during last year’s presidential election, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Rep. Ted W. Lieu have introduced a resolution of inquiry that could compel the Administration to publicly disclose information to Congress and the American people.

March 9, 2017

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding news that U.S. ground troops are being deployed to fight in Syria.

“The deployment of conventional U.S. ground troops to fight in Syria is a highly disturbing escalation of our military entanglement in a faraway country.  While President Trump says stuff that makes you think he may be isolationist, his actions in Syria resemble those of a war monger.”

March 8, 2017

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued a statement upon introduction of the No Money Bail Act of 2017, a bail reform bill that seeks to eliminate the use of money bail.  No one should be held in jail solely because of the inability to pay bail.  More than 2.3 million people are incarcerated in America, of which 450,000 individuals have never been convicted of a crime and are often detained because they cannot afford to pay bail.  Mr.

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