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May 19, 2021 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after news reports of an attack on Jewish diners outside of a Beverly Grove restaurant last night.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) applauded House passage of his bill, H.R. 711, the West Los Angeles VA Campus Improvement Act of 2021. This legislation will help the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) address veteran homelessness in the Los Angeles area.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement that Azeri military moved onto Armenian terroritory.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Victoria Spartz (R-IN) sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray expressing concerns over how the FBI collected data under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act.

In the letter, the Members write:

Dear Director Wray:

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today praised the Biden administration’s creation of a new pilot program to “educate the public on the security capabilities of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices” through a consumer product labeling system.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on the situation in Israel and Gaza. 

"I am deeply concerned about the situation in Israel and Gaza. I condemn those using violence to achieve political goals. My heart aches for the civilians who have been hurt or killed during this conflict.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA-33) issued the following statement announcing that he is seeking a Gold Star Family Member for a full time, year-long paid fellowship in his Los Angeles District Office.

May 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernandez (D-NM) introduced legislation that would create a new grant program administered by the Department of Labor to hire America’s unemployed and underemployed journalists and writers.

April 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTONToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) reintroduced the Congressional Inherent Contempt Power Act to enable Congress to independently enforce subpoenas and other Congressional actions by directly levying penalties against those refusing to comply.


In The News

November 11, 2020 In The News

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Southern California Congressman Rep. Ted Lieu has made a splash while covering the Trump administration over the last four years, gaining more than 1.4 million Twitter followers.

He's continued to do so throughout the 2020 election, as he compared the Trump campaign's claims of voter fraud to looking for Bigfoot.

November 7, 2020 In The News

U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu—who represents California’s 33rd District, which includes Malibu—introduced a bill on Friday, Oct. 30, that would authorize $500 million worth of grants for homelessness aid. 

October 31, 2020 In The News

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - President Trump has signed an Olympic reform bill introduced by Senator Moran (R-Kan.).

October 30, 2020 In The News

Congressman Ted W. Lieu, D-Los Angeles, Friday introduced the Prevent Homelessness Act to combat the nation’s growing homelessness crisis, his office announced.

October 29, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Ted W. Lieu (D-Torrance) has coauthored bipartisan legislation to increase transparency and accountability in the federal government. The Authorization Act would formally authorize the establishment and maintenance of a website to help the public more easily access reports that have been generated by the independent work of Inspectors General. Lieu was joined by U.S.

October 29, 2020 In The News

A House of Representatives bill introduced earlier this month by U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) would seek to address homelessness by stopping people from becoming homeless in the first place.

October 16, 2020 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two U.S. lawmakers are calling for a Department of Justice investigation into the killing of a murder suspect from Portland after President Donald Trump said officers did not want to arrest the suspect.

October 1, 2020 In The News

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed sweeping legislation that is poised to alter the sprawling landscape of Olympic sports, including giving more power to athletes and forcing more oversight of the coaches and executives who have traditionally controlled the sports.

September 17, 2020 In The News

California’s fire season has left the state devastated with an estimated 1 in every 33 acres burned. California’s Democratic Representative Ted Lieu joins Yahoo Finance’s Jennifer Rogers and Sibile Marcellus to discuss the impact of the wildfires, and the intersection between race, diversity, and the United States’ volatile environment.

September 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The civilian death toll from Saudi Arabia’s disastrous air war over Yemen was steadily rising in 2016 when the State Department’s legal office in the Obama administration reached a startling conclusion: Top American officials co