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May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking for more information on the FDA's efforts to test glyphosate levels in food.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) led a group of 17 Members of Congress from greater Los Angeles expressing support for an Army Futures Command in Los Angeles. In a letter to Army Secretary Mark Esper, the Members outlined why Los Angeles would be an unparalleled hub of talent, research and innovation for the U.S. Army.

May 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced a bill today to enhance cybersecurity collaboration across the federal government by creating a permanent director of cybersecurity policy in the White House.

May 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after President Trump announced that the U.S.

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Politico reported that White House National Security Advisor John Bolton is pushing to eliminate the White House’s top cybersecurity job.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTONToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) passed the Hack Your State Department Bill, which he authored with Rep.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Brad Schneider (IL-10)announced the introduction of new legislation to strengthen the Global Engagement Center (GEC) within the Department of State, the office tasked with countering foreign disinformation and propaganda campaigns.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), along with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA) introduced the Prohibiting Threatened and Endangered Creature Trophies (ProTECT) Act.

May 3, 2018 Opinion: Op-Eds

There’s nothing I love more than bragging about how great it is to be a Member or Congress in Southern California. Our community is home to some of our country’s brightest creators and innovators, and we remain a shining example of the power of progress and smart investments.

May 1, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - On Saturday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) hosted his congressional district’s fourth-annual reception for the Congressional Art Competition at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Students from 20 high schools submitted 223 pieces of art for this year’s competition.



In The News

September 27, 2017 In The News

Democratic lawmakers began calling for Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to resign on Wednesday following a series of reports about his use of private jets at taxpayers’ expense.

September 26, 2017 In The News

A pair of Democratic lawmakers wants Defense Secretary James Mattis to detail how many casualties the Pentagon expects in the event of war with North Korea.

September 25, 2017 In The News

Players from almost every team in the National Football League showed their solidarity in protest of recent comments by President Donald Trump, either taking a knee or locking arms during the national anthem on Sunday.

September 24, 2017 In The News

In silent rebuttal of criticism from President Trump, NFL players in the sport's first game of the day kneeled during the national anthem, while other locked arms in solidarity.

September 24, 2017 In The News

Rep. Ted Lieu‏ (D-CA), a former active duty officer in the U.S. Air Force who currently serves as a Colonel in the Reserves, schooled Republicans who didn’t serve on NFL players’ rights to protest as they used the flag in their attempts to defend President Trump attacking NFL players who kneel, saying they should be fired.

September 24, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump's lashing out at NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem and the resulting backlash is playing out in part on social media, inclu

September 24, 2017 In The News

Watching the National Football League on weekend afternoons became the latest American tradition drawn into the relentless vortex of controversy that surrounds 

September 21, 2017 In The News

The aftermath of the Equifax data breach, that reportedly exposed 143 million Americans’ personally identifiable information (PII), may have serious congressional implications on how the private sector responds to future incidents. Unfortunately, I say May because this is not the first data breach involving millions of Americans where Congress was unable to act.

September 19, 2017 In The News

THE BIG IDEA: Could there be tapes after all?

Two stories that popped overnight suggest that special counsel Robert Mueller is aggressively pursuing Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Trump’s campaign.

September 19, 2017 In The News

There was some consternation Monday on Capitol Hill after President Trump told the United Nations General Assembly that "if [the U.S.] is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea." Congress is, after all, the only branch of government constitutionally authorized to declare war. And that would seem to include nuclear war.