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September 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement after Pope Francis’ historic address to the Joint Meeting of Congress:

September 22, 2015 Press Release

“As the sun sets, the Jewish Community marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. On behalf of Betty and myself, we wish all those who are participating an easy and meaningful fast. Yom Kippur is a time for self-reflection and compassion—an opportunity to repent for our transgressions as we forgive those around us.

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September 22, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement in the wake of additional U.S airstrikes in Syria.

September 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington DC - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) and Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI) announce the introduction of their Stop Civil Asset Forfeiture Funding for Marijuana Suppression Act.

September 14, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement in observance of the Rosh Hashanah holiday.

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September 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Ted W. Lieu issued the following statement in response to the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement on Friday that all charges against Professor Xi Xiaoxing, an American citizen, have been dropped.

September 12, 2015 Blog Post

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Washington - Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) and Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) have sent a letter to the ExxonMobil Corporation seeking answers in the ongoing investigation into the Feb. 18, 2015 explosion at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Torrance, California. 

Click below to view/download the Lieu-Waters letter to ExxonMobil.

September 11, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 11, 2015               
CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976

September 10, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) served as the Ranking Member of an Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing regarding significant failure issues with the U.S.

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August 24, 2016 In The News

A bipartisan quartet of lawmakers is circulating a letter that seeks to delay a pending arms sale to Saudi Arabia.

The lawmakers are targeting the arms sale as part of their opposition to U.S. support for the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen against Iran-backed Houthi rebels.

August 24, 2016 In The News

Anti-war advocates are launching an 11th-hour bid to stop U.S. Congress from approving a $1.15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia in its fight against Houthi rebels in Yemen, which was announced earlier this month.

August 22, 2016 In The News

For months, a California congressman has been trying to get Obama administration officials to reconsider U.S. backing for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. And for months, he has been given the runaround.

August 22, 2016 In The News

Lawmakers are renewing their criticism of the United States’ support for a Saudi Arabia-led military campaign against rebels in Yemen’s civil war in the wake of a mounting civilian death toll. 

August 22, 2016 In The News

The U.S. military has withdrawn from Saudi Arabia its personnel who were coordinating with the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, and sharply reduced the number of staff elsewhere who were assisting in that planning, U.S. officials told Reuters.

August 18, 2016 In The News

During a rare trip to West Los Angeles last week, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told the story of a 6-year-old boy from Southeast Asia whose family fled their homeland during the Korean War.

August 15, 2016 In The News

Members of Congress are pushing to block the sale of $1.15 billion worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia as reports of civilian casualties continue to emerge from Yemen following strikes by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition.

August 15, 2016 In The News

A House Democrat is urging the Obama administration to stop assisting Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen following reports that its forces bombed a school.  

August 12, 2016 In The News

The Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday rejected a petition to loosen federal restrictions on the use of marijuana. In making the move, however, the DEA did allow for more facilities to grow marijuana for use in medical research.

August 11, 2016 In The News

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont led a chorus of critics after the Drug Enforcement Administration declined to allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes — the latest example of fast-changing politics in the war on drugs.

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