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Congressman Ted Lieu, D, California

In honor of Asian-American and Pacific Islander heritage month, host Carol Castiel sits down (via Microsoft Teams) with California Democratic Congressman, Ted Lieu, an immigrant from Taiwan who sits on the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs and Judiciary Committees. He rose from relative poverty to earn a law degree with high honors; Lieu joined the military where he served as judge advocate in the General’s Corps and currently serves as Colonel in the Air Forces Reserves. One of the nine House managers during former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial for inciting the January 6, 2021 Capitol insurrection, Congressman Lieu discusses the significance of a bipartisan commission, immigration reform and infrastructure legislation, the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, cybersecurity, Afghanistan, and US-China relations.
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Ted Lieu Praises Republicans Who 'Put Country Over Insanity' in Commission Vote

Representative Ted Lieu praised the Republican members of the House who backed a bill to create a commission to investigate the January 6 Capitol riot. Lieu, a Democrat who represents California's 33rd congressional district, took to Twitter on Wednesday following the House's vote to approve a bill on the 9/11-style commission into the riot, which left five people dead including Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick.
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Ted Lieu Calls Out Andrew Clyde After Capitol Riot 'Normal Tourist Visit' Remark: 'Do You Remember?'

Representative Ted Lieu, a California Democrat, called out Representative Andrew Clyde, a Georgia Republican, after the latter downplayed the attack on the U.S. Capitol by former President Donald Trump's supporters on January 6. Clyde on Wednesday suggested that the pro-Trump insurrection attempting to overturn the 2020 presidential election results looked...
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Ted Lieu Mocks House GOP Over 'America First' Caucus: 'Will Non Aryans Be Allowed to Join?'

California Congressman Ted Lieu called out Republican Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar over the new 'America First' caucus in a tweet on Saturday. Lieu mocked the caucus by posing a series of questions directed at those two Republican House members. He implied that those joining were racist and wouldn't treat non-white lawmakers who would join equally.
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Dr Birx’s enabling of Trump led to ‘unnecessary Covid deaths’, claims Democrat Rep Ted Lieu

Democratic representative Ted Lieu has claimed that former White House coronavirus task force member, Dr Deborah Birx, enabled Donald Trump’s response to Covid-19, leading to “hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths”.Dr Birx, 64, was a prominent figure in the former president’s coronavirus taskforce alongside Dr Anthony Fauci. She was often the public face of the administration’s Covid-19 guidelines and advice.Although she praised Mr Trump early in the pandemic, she publicly contradicted him several times and looked visibly uncomfortable in a viral clip when the former president falsely claimed bleach could work as a Covid treatment.Speaking in a new CNN...
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'Malicious': Democrat Ted Lieu Says Dr. Birx Enabling Trump Caused Many 'Unnecessary Deaths'

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California on Saturday slammed former White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx for enabling ex-President Donald Trump's COVID-19 response which allegedly caused "hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths." Birx recently discussed the federal coronavirus response under the Trump administration with CNN's chief medical...