The rise of Ted Lieu: South Bay congressman emerges as a national leader of the Trump opposition
Added on June 8, 2017 Ryan McDonald newsletter , South BayCongressman Ted Lieu at the Redondo Beach Memorial Day Celebration in Veteran’s Park. Photo by Paul Roustan
by Ryan McDonald
Every two years, a lengthy tome entitled “Constitution, Jefferson’s Manual and Rules of the House of Representatives,” lands with a thud in the bays of the United States Government Publishing Office. The book contains the law of making laws in the lower chamber of Congress. And as a few days in Washington, D.C. makes clear, “congress” is not only an action and a place but also a duration.
Each volume …