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February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation transmitted to Congress the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) for the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 3 Project.

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February 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, a bold proposal to strengthen workers’ power to join a union and hold wealthy corporations accountable for violating workers’ rights.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTONToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) announced that Gary Hall Jr., former Olympic swimmer and outspoken patient advocate, will join him at the State of the Union in Washington, DC on February 4, 2020.

January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the house passed the Never Again Education Act, a bipartisan bill meant to strengthen Holocaust education efforts in the United States.

January 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper calling for a regular public disclosure of the number of animals the Defense Department uses in its research. Presently, the American public does not have a full accounting of all species used in animal research at the DoD.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) spoke on the House floor in support of the House’s concurrent resolution to stop the President's use of armed forces in Iran without Congressional authorization. The resolution passed on a bipartisan basis. In his remarks, Rep.

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February 11, 2020 In The News

The FBI's Director Christopher Wray said that Russian disinformation efforts continue heading into the 2020 elections.

February 7, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — As Congress tries to shift back into work mode, we wrap up a busy week, from President Donald Trump’s acquittal in the Senate to the Iowa Caucus to the controversial State of the Union address. 

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February 6, 2020 In The News

“Before today, I would have told you my mission is to put on a festival every year and try to change the culture within faith in regard to LGBTQ issues. But now I feel like I have a new added mission, which is to try to change legislation and push bills, and make real changes within our politics as well.” 

February 5, 2020 In The News

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that foreign disinformation efforts against the U.S. “never stopped” after Russian actors used them on social media platforms during the 2016 elections.

The FBI chief also told lawmakers during a House Judiciary Committee hearing that malicious foreign influence campaigns are now targeting more than just elections.

February 5, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers aren’t likely to cheer for many lines in President Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, the way their Republican colleagues might.

But there’s at least one section of the speech where the two parties’ roles might flip: the promised section on lowering prescription drug prices.

January 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON ― With the Senate preparing to acquit President Donald Trump, you might think Democrats would try to keep the focus on the Ukr

January 17, 2020 In The News

The politicians’ dueling played out, as it almost always does these days, largely on Twitter and cable TV.

January 8, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON —  Lawmakers quickly reacted after Iran fired more than a dozen missiles at U.S. troops and coalition forces in Iraq on Tuesday, an apparent retaliation for a U.S. drone strike days earlier that killed one of Tehran's most powerful generals, Qasem Soleimani. 

January 8, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (KION) Rep. Jimmy Panetta and several other California members of the House of Representatives were among more than 35 lawmakers who signed a letter demanding answers from the White House.

The group expressed concern about the United States' current relationship with Iran, especially the recent military operation targeting General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad.

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