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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

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October 25, 2017 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on the Republican plan to nix the State and Local Tax deduction:

October 19, 2017 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of gene therapy for certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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October 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan. 

 

October 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) joined Reps. Jeffries (D-NY), Collins (R-NY), Chu (D-CA), and Smith (R-TX) to establish an alternative forum – the Small Claims Board – in the U.S. Copyright Office to resolve infringement claims. The Board would help millions of creators enforce ownership of their intellectual property in situations that are too cost prohibitive to pursue in federal court but have devastating effects on their livelihoods.
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In The News

October 30, 2017 In The News

Ever since Harry Truman ordered the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II, the president of the United States has controlled the most lethal arsenal in history — a major reason the position is considered the most powerful on Earth.

October 30, 2017 In The News

The congressman representing the district that includes UCLA said at an event Monday he is working to prevent the president from being able to unilaterally authorize a nuclear strike.

October 28, 2017 In The News

In a major development, the first charges were reportedly filed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe investigation.

Congressman Ted Lieu believes these charges are just the tip of the iceberg.

October 27, 2017 In The News

Sen Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) have teamed up to introduce a bill to boost IoT cybersecurity by creating a voluntary self-certification program under the Department of Commerce.

October 27, 2017 In The News

Democrats are introducing legislation directing the Department of Commerce to set up a voluntary program to certify internet-connected devices with strong cybersecurity.

October 27, 2017 In The News

While at one time the very idea seemed to promise the possibility of a digitally connected utopia, these days the Internet of Things is mostly notable for simultaneously being both a punchline and 

October 26, 2017 In The News

The United States nuclear arsenal consists of 4,000 warheads, plus more than 2,000 warheads awaiting dismantlement. This number came into focus recently after a report that President Trump said in July that he wanted a huge increase in the country’s nuclear capability.

So, are 4,000 nuclear warheads enough?

October 26, 2017 In The News

Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation aimed at preventing Donald Trump from launching a pre-emptive attack on North Korea, as concerns grew about the administration’s failure to explore talks with Pyongyang.

October 25, 2017 In The News

In January, Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Rep. Ted Lieu of California -- both Democrats -- introduced legislation that would prohibit the president of the United States from conducting a “first-use nuclear strike," unless such an attack had been authorized by a prior declaration of war by Congress.

October 24, 2017 In The News

Donald Trump ran for president on a promise to “drain the swamp.” I agreed with that particular statement. Unfortunately, he didn’t mean what he said. The recent actions of Trump and several White House officials prove this administration hasn’t drained the swamp — it has become the swamp.

But that doesn’t mean Congress can’t drain the swamp ourselves.

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