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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

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January 12, 2018 Opinion: Op-Eds

Zinke exempted Florida out of concern for its coastal economy. What about drilling in other states? This arbitrary decision-making will never stand up in court.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D - Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke's decision to exclude Florida from its offshore drilling plan.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D – Los Angeles County) led a letter co-signed by 11 Members of Congress from Southern California urging U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to reconsider its new onerous submission requirements for congressional offices inquiring on behalf of constituents.

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January 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced its plan to expand offshore drilling in the Pacific, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Arctic waters.The plan proposes enabling offshore drilling in 47 areas along the coasts of the U.S. including Southern California. 

January 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D – Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump tweeted “…I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than [Kim Jong Un's], and my Button works!” Rep.

December 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) joined colleagues in introducing H.R. 4706, the Music Modernization Act, which updates the music licensing system with meaningful reforms for the first time in almost two decades. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA), Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) introduced the bill with Mr.

December 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D – Los Angeles County) led a letter co-signed by Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH), Rep. James McGovern (D-MA) and Rep.

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In The News

November 4, 2017 In The News

The only way to locate and secure all of North Korea’s nuclear weapons sites “with complete certainty” is through an invasion of ground forces, and in the event of conflict, Pyongyang could use biological and chemical weapons, the Pentagon told lawmakers in a new, blunt assessment of what war on the Korean Peninsula might look like.

November 3, 2017 In The News

Lara Trump, the face of her father-in-law's reelection campaign, has been hosting high-level meetings within the White House to push a variety of domestic policy initiatives, a clear crossing of the well-established line between campaign work and public service, ethics and government watchdogs told Newsweek.

October 30, 2017 In The News

The ABA is concerned that more than 450,000 people are in jail across the country awaiting trial because they cannot afford bail. So the association is urging Congress to take action to limit the use of cash bail as a condition of pretrial release in criminal cases.

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?

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