Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, a Democrat, represents the 13th District in California.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Congresswoman Barbara Lee: There is No Military Solution in Afghanistan
Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announced plan to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan. “I am deeply troubled by President Trump’s failure to outline a comprehensive strategy to bring an end to our nation’s longest war. After sixteen years at...
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Monday, August 21, 2017
Congresswoman Barbara Lee: There is No Military Solution in Afghanistan
Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announced plan to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan. “I am deeply troubled by President Trump’s failure to outline a comprehensive strategy to bring an end to our nation’s longest war. After sixteen years at...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Quad Caucus Demand Immediate Removal of Steve Bannon, Sebastian Gorka and Stephen Miller from White House
Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and leadership of the Congressional Quad-Caucus – which is composed of chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) –...
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Thursday, July 27, 2017
Congresswoman Lee Slams Republican Obstruction of Bipartisan AUMF Repeal Amendments
Congresswoman Lee released the following statement on the defeat of her amendments, which would have repealed the 2001 AUMF and sunset funding for operations conducted under the 2001 AUMF, in the House Rules Committee: “For far too long, Congress has failed in its fundamental responsibility to...
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Congresswoman Lee Blasts Dead of Night Removal of 2001 AUMF Repeal Amendment
Late last night, Congresswoman Lee’s amendment to repeal the 2001 AUMF – which passed with bipartisan support in the House Appropriations Committee – was stripped from the FY2018 Defense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch and Energy and Water Development National Security...
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Members of Congress to Hold Press Conference on Dead of Night Removal of 2001 AUMF Repeal Amendment
Congresswoman Barbara Lee will hold a press conference with Members of Congress and outside organizations today, July 19 th following the end of the first vote series, at approximately 2:30 p.m. EST , to denounce the stripping of her bipartisan amendment to repeal the 2001 AUMF from the FY2018 DOD...
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Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Congresswoman Lee Leads Letter Demanding Long-Term Military Strategy from President Trump
Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee led 20 of her Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to present a long-term national security strategy to Congress. Given the recent U.S.-led bombing against the Assad regime in Syria, as well as heightened military engagement...
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