Press ReleasesFebruary 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 ...
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Legislation to Repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military ForceFebruary 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 ReleasesFebruary 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 ...
Articles & Op-EdsFebruary 20, 2017
To the Editor:
Articles & Op-EdsJanuary 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-EdsJanuary 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