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September 11, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) commemorates the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and remembers those who lost their lives at the Pentagon, the World Trade Center and in Shanksville, PA. Earlier in the day, Rep.

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September 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan U.S.-Israel Directed Energy Cooperation Act.

September 3, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in recognition of Labor Day.

August 30, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after meeting this week with employees at the Victorville Federal Prison, where between 400 and 1,000 undocumented immigrants have been held, and the Adelanto Detention Center, where over 1,800 detainees are held.

August 22, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman, Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after President Donald J.

August 21, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W.

August 14, 2018 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to the Department of Defense Inspector General calling for an investigation into whether U.S.

July 27, 2018 Opinion: Op-Eds

It wasn’t too long ago when the release of a tape that featured a candidate discussing paying for the silence of a former mistress would be the sort of scandal to end a political career. Instead, we have a president who has so frequently and aggressively breached norms, and potentially laws, that we’re becoming accustomed to the chaos.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) announces the passage of a Yemen oversight provision, which he originally introduced as an amendment with Representative Ted Yoho, in the final 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  Sec.

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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?

October 26, 2017 In The News

Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation aimed at preventing Donald Trump from launching a pre-emptive attack on North Korea, as concerns grew about the administration’s failure to explore talks with Pyongyang.

October 25, 2017 In The News

In January, Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Rep. Ted Lieu of California -- both Democrats -- introduced legislation that would prohibit the president of the United States from conducting a “first-use nuclear strike," unless such an attack had been authorized by a prior declaration of war by Congress.

October 24, 2017 In The News

Donald Trump ran for president on a promise to “drain the swamp.” I agreed with that particular statement. Unfortunately, he didn’t mean what he said. The recent actions of Trump and several White House officials prove this administration hasn’t drained the swamp — it has become the swamp.

But that doesn’t mean Congress can’t drain the swamp ourselves.

October 14, 2017 In The News

Democrats in Congress say it would be “illegal” and “catastrophic” if President Donald Trump were to conduct a preemptive nuclear strike on North Korea, and they’re calling on Republicans to be far more vocal on this issue. 

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