Press Releases

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Slams President Trump Address to Joint Session of Congress

February 28, 2017

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on President Trump address to a Joint Session of Congress:

“Tonight we saw a deeply unpopular President deliver a nationalistic message designed to frighten the American people into aba ...

Issues: Health Care,Global Peace & Security,Immigration,Economy and Jobs,Civil Rights

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Legislation to Repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force

February 28, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced legislation to repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). On September 14, 2001, Congresswoman Lee was the lone Member of Congress to vote against the 2001 AUMF.

“Fifteen years ago, I made the di ...

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Blasts ‘Morally Bankrupt’ Trump Budget

February 27, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee, a senior member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement slamming President Trump’s budget outline:

“President Trump’s morally bankrupt budget will be a disaster for working families. Wit ...

Issues: Global Peace & Security,Economy and Jobs

Articles & Op-Eds

Articles & Op-Eds

Rep. Barbara Lee: How to Move Toward an AIDS-Free Generation

February 20, 2017

To the Editor:

Re “HIV/AIDS

Articles & Op-Eds

Rep. Barbara Lee: The Hyde Amendment Is 'Blatant Discrimination Against Poor Women'

January 31, 2017

In my time as an elected representative in California and here in Congress, I am proud to have fought side-by-side with constituents, advocates, and my colleagues to end racial and gender discrimination, stand up for our human rights, and work to build a future in which all our families can thriv ...

Issues: Women,Health Care

Articles & Op-Eds

Rep. Barbara Lee: We Must Keep Fighting For Reforms to End Gun Violence

January 30, 2017

One year ago today, I held a gun violence town hall in West Oakland, featuring young activists from the East Bay. At that town hall, I had the honor of meeting 19-year-old Roderick “Travon” Godfrey, an Oakland native, painfully impacted by the violence in his community. 

Issues: Civil Rights


 
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