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July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed his amendment to the NDAA limiting Defense funds from being used at Trump-owned properties.

July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed his amendment blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates through the President’s emergency declaration.

July 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congressman Doug Lamborn are introducing the bipartisan "U.S.-U.K. Directed Energy Cooperation Act." The bill enables the Secretary of Defense to work with United Kingdom counterparts on developing directed energy technology.

July 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) led a group of 23 members calling on President Trump to articulate his goals for engagement with Iran.

June 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) introduced the bipartisan “City and State Diplomacy Act”, which will support state and local diplomacy with counterparts abroad. The bill will establish an Office of Subnational Diplomacy at the State Department, which will coordinate overall U.S.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after introducing an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 that would prohibit the emergency sale of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) introduced the “Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2019”, which bans LGBTQ conversion therapy.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after his amendment supporting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Wildlife Detector Dog Program passed the House as a part of an appropriations package. The program is a part of a national effort to combat illegal wildlife trafficking.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed an appropriations bill with an accompanying report that directs the Bureau of Justice Statistic (BJS) to collect information on pretrial detention. Rep.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of new polling data from VoteVets and Concerned Veterans for America.

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February 18, 2019 In The News

A pair of Democratic lawmakers are reportedly opening an investigation into what they call the "complex web of relationships" between certain individuals from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Russia. 

February 14, 2019 In The News

 On Wednesday, the House of Representatives issued a stinging rebuke of the White House's holding pattern in support of the Saudi coalition in Yemen. The vote was the culmination of multiple years of efforts by realists on Capitol Hill and their allies. House Joint Resolution 37 demands the removal U.S.

February 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The bickering started even before Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker appeared before Congress on Friday. 

Things only got worse during his all-day hearing before the House Judiciary Committee.

February 8, 2019 In The News

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker would be required to testify before Congress.

Host Nicolle Wallace asked, “Do you expect to see Acting attorney General Matt Whitaker testify in front of your committee tomorrow, I think at 9:30?"

February 7, 2019 In The News

Democratic California Rep. Ted Lieu ripped into President Donald Trump‘s “big beautiful wall” the morning after the President’s State of the Union address, saying it will never happen because even Republicans demonstrably don’t care about it.

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February 7, 2019 In The News

Representative Ted Lieu of California's 33rd congressional district thought that while parts of President Donald Trump's State of the Union were good, other aspects of the address were "horribly bad." 

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February 7, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The controversy surrounding the continued use of dogs in medical experiments at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities heated up again this week when the agency’s inspector general announced it would initiate an investigation into the practice.

February 7, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Members of Congress will have their first – and probably only – chance to question acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Friday, and there’s a lot they want to ask: Has the White House tried to interfere in the criminal investigations surrounding the president?

February 6, 2019 In The News

Tuesday on MSNBC’s special coverage the State of the Union speech, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said one of the best things about the speech was seeing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sitting behind Trump “looking down at him.”

Lieu said, “The two best things about the State of the Union tonight were that when you looked at Congress you saw the most diverse Congress in U.S. history.”

February 5, 2019 In The News

Two House Democrats are asking the White House to revoke senior adviser Jared Kushner’s security clearance following a recent report about its approval.

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