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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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In The News

August 31, 2016 In The News

Members of Congress on Monday sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to delay a proposed $1.15 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia. The letter, led by Rep. Ted W.

August 30, 2016 In The News

Today, Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Ted Lieu (CA-33) called on House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) to initiate an immediate investigation into the egregious overprescribing of opioid prescription painkillers and the inaction of Purdue Pharma and other pharmaceutical companies that may be aware of inappropriate opioid distribution by bad actors.

August 30, 2016 In The News

In a sign that frustration is growing in the U.S. Congress over Saudi Arabia, a bipartisan group of 60 lawmakers has signed a letter seeking to delay the Obama administration’s planned sale of $1.15 billion in arms and military equipment to Riyadh.

August 30, 2016 In The News

“There appears to be a pervasive disregard for patient safety and public health by some within the pharmaceutical industry," Rep. Mark DeSaulnier and Rep. Ted Lieu said in calling for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to take action against the drugmaker.

August 30, 2016 In The News

Amnesty International has accused the U.S. of “deadly hypocrisy” for its massive arms deals with Middle East governments that have carried out war crimes and other violations of international law.

August 30, 2016 In The News

Two California representatives called Monday for a congressional investigation of opioid manufacturers, citing a Los Angeles Times investigation that found that the maker of OxyContin collected extensive evidence of criminal trafficking of its drug but in many cases did not alert law enforcement.

August 26, 2016 In The News

U.S. Representative Ted W. Lieu, from the 33rd District of California, called on the FCC to expedite the investigation it started on the Signaling System Seven (SS7) earlier this this April. The call comes after recent reports of alleged Russian hacking of members of the U.S. Congress.

August 26, 2016 In The News

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) is calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to accelerate its investigation of the Signal System 7 (SS7) flaw.

August 26, 2016 In The News

Hundreds of members of Congress may have had all of their cellular voice and text data intercepted by foreign governments before a leak of their information came to light this month, Rep. Ted Lieu said Wednesday.

August 26, 2016 In The News

A documented weakness in Signaling System 7 has been shown to allow widespread interception of phone calls and text messages (SS7 is the public switched telephone network signaling protocol used to set up and route phone calls; it also allows for things like phone number portability).

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