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May 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill on Friday. The funding will support communities impacted by natural disasters including those in CA-33 who were devastated by the Woolsey Fire last fall.

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May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D-NY) urged the bar associations for Virginia and Washington, D.C. to investigate the conduct of William Barr, Attorney General of the United States. In the letter, Reps.

April 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Illinois) and Congressman Charlie Crist (D-Florida) announced the reintroduction of a resolution of key principles for investing in our country’s infrastructure.

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April 29, 2019 Opinion: Op-Eds

The Hill

At what feels like one of the most divisive times in modern politics, the key to building bridges and finding consensus may be actual bridges. Or repairing them, at least.

April 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (R-Puerto Rico), Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) introduced the “Renewable Energy for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Act,” which will empower local communities to develop and use renewable energy sources.

April 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Rick Allen (R-GA) introduced a resolution reaffirming the importance of the U.S.’s economic relationship with Israel.

April 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu, Congressman Rodney Davis, Congressman Glenn Thompson and Congresswoman Ann Kuster introduced H.R. 2264, the Bear Protection Act. The bill seeks to prohibit the import, export, possession, transport and sale of bear organs. Allowing commercial bear poaching for their organs puts them at risk for inhumane treatment.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent letters to Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan asking for answers on how much the U.S. is assisting the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. While the Administration rightly halted refueling assistance in November 2018, it is unclear how much the U.S.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) led a letter with 26 Members calling on the Department of Justice to end its support of lawsuits aiming to strike down the protections of the Affordable Care Act. If successful, the Republican-led lawsuits would jeopardize the healthcare of millions, especially those with pre-existing conditions.

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In The News

November 11, 2018 In The News

The United States is halting refueling of aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen, the United States and Saudi Arabia has said, ending one of the most divisive aspects of US assistance to the Saudi war effort.

November 10, 2018 In The News

President Trump blamed the latest California wildfires on “gross mismanagement of the forests,” in a tweet on Saturday.

“There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor. Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests,” the president wrote.

November 10, 2018 In The News

The Pentagon is halting refueling of warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, U.S. and Saudi officials said Friday, ending the controversial U.S. support to allies in the bloody conflict.

October 25, 2018 In The News

On Wednesday, the New York Times reported that President Trump often uses an unmodified, personal iPhone to communicate with friends and confidants as well as two other iPhones that had been modified by the National Security Agency.

October 25, 2018 In The News

Chinese and Russian spies are regularly eavesdropping on President Trump's cellphone calls, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

October 21, 2018 In The News

The killing of Jamal Khashoggi has reverberated throughout the United States political establishment, with politicians on both sides of the political divide expressing their dismay over the Saudi journalist's confirmed death.

September 18, 2018 In The News

Too many bills in Congress have boring, easily forgettable names. But when Rep. Ted Lieu introduced an ­anti-corruption bill last week, he chose a catchy title: The E. Scott Pruitt Accountability for Government Officials Act of 2018.

September 17, 2018 In The News

Lawmakers last week moved closer to mandating that the Department of Homeland Security start a bug bounty program that will pay computer security researchers to spot weaknesses in DHS’s computer networks. That requirement would bring the department in line with other U.S. agencies with similar cybersecurity programs.

September 17, 2018 In The News

A group of House Democrats and a Senate Democrat introduced a bill Tuesday that would ban the Trump administration’s plans for a so-called low-yield nuclear weapon.

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