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April 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced plans to roll back 2012 fuel efficiency and air pollution standards for automobiles.

March 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) led a letter of six Members of Congress to FBI Director Christopher Wray asking him to look into reports that White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner allegedly leaked classified information to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman .

March 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) announce the introduction of the bipartisan Hack Your State Department Act. The bill will strengthen cyber defenses for the State Department by tapping ethical hackers to identify vulnerabilities in State Department’s networks and data systems.

March 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan outlining key issues that must be addressed when the Trump Administration meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. In his letter, Rep. Lieu urges Deputy Secretary Sullivan to prioritize addressing specific challenges in the U.S.

March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer requesting clarification on the accuracy of President Trump’s assertion that the U.S. has a trade deficit with Canada.

In the letter, Mr. Lieu writes:

March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and Daniel Webster (R-FL), a member of the House Natural Resources committee, introduced the bipartisan Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act,

March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Jared Polis (D-CO) are leading a letter signed by a bipartisan group of 14 Members urging Congressional leadership to prohibit millions of taxpayer dollars from being appropriated to support the Drug Enforcement Administration’s wasteful Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement after the White House announced the appointment of Larry Kudlow as the head of the White House National Economic Council. In 2002, Mr.

March 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement after the White House announced that it would be replacing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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In The News

October 11, 2017 In The News

When Rep. Ted Lieu of California introduced his bill during the first week of the Trump presidency, it seemed mostly symbolic – a measure to require the president to seek congressional permission for a nuclear first strike.

October 11, 2017 In The News

Politics is seldom far removed from Ai Weiwei’s art, whether it comes in the form of a memorial to his dissident father, an iconic Olympics stadium in Beijing, 

October 5, 2017 In The News

Democrats are again calling for Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump to lose their security clearances after another pair of controversies involving the couple.

October 5, 2017 In The News

Two Democratic lawmakers are calling on the White House to revoke the security clearances of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner following numerous media reports about the couple’s use of private email accounts while conducting government business.

October 5, 2017 In The News

Two members of Congress are renewing their call for Ivanka Trump's White House security clearance to be suspended after a joint WNYC-ProPublica-New Yorker investigation showed that she and her brother, Donald Trump Jr., were the focus of a criminal probe.

October 5, 2017 In The News

A pair of Democratic lawmakers are seizing on reports of Ivanka Trump's use of private email for government business to demand that her security clearance be revoked by the White House.

October 5, 2017 In The News

A war with North Korea would be "unbelievably bloody" and there are "no good military options," says Representative Ted Lieu, a Democrat.

Lieu is one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trump's approach to North Korea amid the recently heightened tensions, and he is concerned Americans aren't fully aware of the costs of war. 

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