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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

July 2017

July 27, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTONToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of House passage of Representative Brat’s (R-VA) amendment (#21) to the national security “minibus” spending bill—the Department of Defense Appropriations Act—for Fiscal Year 2018.  Amendment #21 prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from spending money on any study that causes significant pain or distress to dogs.  Mr. Lieu is a cosponsor of the Brat Amendment.

July 27, 2017

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) sent a letter, signed by 30 Members of Congress, to Secretary Tillerson in response to disturbing reports that the State Department is preparing to close its Office of Global Criminal Justice (GCJ), the sole office in the United States Government dedicated exclusively to the prevention of atrocities and holding war criminals to account.

July 26, 2017

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Washington – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement following President Trump’s decision to bar transgender people from serving in the United States Military.

July 25, 2017
A Better Deal for American Workers

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WASHINGTON - Today, Representatives Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County), Matt Cartwright (D | Pennsylvania), and Ann Kuster (D | New Hampshire) issued the following statements upon introduction of the “New Collar Jobs Act.” This legislation seeks to improve our economy and our security by re-educating industrial workers for high-demand jobs in cybersecurity.

July 24, 2017

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding two amendments he introduced to the Make America Safe Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2018.

"Protecting our state secrets and taxpayer dollars should be no-brainers for those running the government—but they apparently are not for this President or this Republican-controlled Congress.”

July 14, 2017

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ICYMI: REPRESENTATIVES LIEU AND GALLEGO READ DONALD TRUMP JR.’S EMAILS ON HOUSE FLOOR 

Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | California) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (D I Arizona) take to the House Floor to read Donald Trump Jr.’s emails.

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July 14, 2017

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to the House passage of his amendment (#93) to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 that requires the Departments of Defense and State to report to Congress on whether the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners are abiding by their commitments in Yemen.

July 14, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the passing of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo.

July 13, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Washington Post revealed that the State Department spent more than $15,000 on rooms at the Trump Hotel in Vancouver.

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