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October 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement commending the Administration for ending the Syrian rebel training program, and calling again for an end to U.S. airstrikes.

October 2, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - On May 19, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) supporting a grant request by the Santa Monica Police Department for funds to support the purchase of 21 bulletproof vests.

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October 2, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE              

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) ) issued the following statement after ExxonMobil announced the sale of its Torrance refinery to PBF Energy:

October 2, 2015 Press Release

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

BILLS SPONSORED BY REP. TED W. LIEU AUTHORIZING VITAL VETERANS PROGRAMS TO GO TO PRESIDENT OBAMA’s DESK  

October 1, 2015 Press Release

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

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) released the following statement after he voted no on the Conference Report on H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (NDAA).

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September 14, 2016 In The News

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) asserted Wednesday that he has a “constitutional obligation” in his controversial subpoenas of state attorneys general for the climate change-related investigations.

September 14, 2016 In The News

EXXON CLIMATE DRAMA REACHES CONGRESS: House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith will double down today at a hearing on his bid to subpoena state officials for records of their ongoing investigations into Exxon Mobil’s climate science activities. It's the latest phase in Smith’s quest to transform his once-sleepy committee into an energetic investigator of government activities.

September 14, 2016 In The News

The recovery has just begun in Louisiana as thousands attempt to pick up the pieces from the historic flooding.

It’s the latest, but certainly not the last example of extreme weather events that will increase in frequency and severity due to climate change.

September 13, 2016 In The News

The House of Representatives voted Monday to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to again offer leases on its West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs campus, authority it needs before homes for disabled, female and homeless veterans can be built there.

September 12, 2016 In The News

The US House of Representatives unanimously voted Sept. 9 to allow the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to sue Riyadh in US court, defying President Barack Obama and an army of Saudi lobbyists. The voice vote follows similar action by the Senate in May and sends the bill to Obama, who now has to decide whether vetoing the popular bill is worth the political cost.

September 8, 2016 In The News

The US has offered Saudi Arabia $115 billion worth of arms during Barack Obama’s two terms as president, an anti-war think tank counted, arguing that this should give Washington enough leverage to pressure Riyadh to prevent civilian casualties in Yemen.

September 8, 2016 In The News

The Obama administration has offered to sell $115bn worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia over its eight years in office, more than any previous US administration, according to a new report.

September 8, 2016 In The News

The pressure on the Obama administration to stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia is mounting.

Senators from both sides of the aisle introduced a joint resolution on Thursday, hoping to block a large U.S. arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

September 8, 2016 In The News

The years-long tussle over land use at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ sprawling 388-acre West Los Angeles campus took an important step closer to being resolved Tuesday. Yet even as the department made real strides locally, the efforts to deliver more services to veterans on the campus remain hampered by inaction in Congress.

September 7, 2016 In The News

A bipartisan push against a $1.15 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia is gaining steam in protest of Riyadh’s bombing campaign in Yemen — but remains split on whether to oppose the sale or block it outright.

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