Press Releases

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement on Mueller Report

April 18, 2019

“Even in its redacted form, the Special Counsel’s report makes clear that Trump took actions that could be considered obstruction of justice – and that AG Barr’s initial characterization of Mueller’s findings was misleading at best. It remains paramount that the Atto ...

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Slams President Trump’s Backwards Policy towards Cuba

April 17, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s new policies further restricting U.S. relations with Cuba:

"The Trump Administration's announcement today on the implementatio ...

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Congresswoman Lee Votes on Bold Legislation to Save the Internet

April 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act. This critical legislation would restore popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses after the Trump Adminis ...

Articles & Op-Eds

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Congresswoman Lee Statement Regarding The Charging Decision In the Stephon Clark Case

March 02, 2019

Oakland, CA -- Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement in response to the decision not to charge officers invovled in the shooting of Stephon Clark:

"I am deeply saddened but not surprised by the decision not to charge the officers involved in the Stepho ...

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Congresswoman Lee Announces Maria Mendoza-Sanchez as Guest for 2019 State of the Union

February 04, 2019


Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced that Oakland resident Maria Mendoza-Sanchez would be her guest to the 2019 State of the Union. Mendoza-Sanchez is an oncology nurse at Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital who was caught up ...

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The Nation: No More Blank Checks for War

June 21, 2018

Nearly 17 years into the war in Afghanistan, there is still no end in sight. Our strategy and goals for the region are murky and ill-defined—and yet, while the violence continues unabated, the media and Congress have turned a blind eye to the conflict.

Despite the trillions of ...

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