Barbara Lee wants to cut salaries for controversial Trump aides

13TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTNorth Bay Rep. Jared Huffman and East Bay Rep. Barbara Lee wants to punish two of President Donald Trump's top aides where it hurts--in the checkbook. Huffman and Lee introduced an amendment Friday to a government spending bill that would cut off the salaries of Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka.Along with former National … Continue reading Barbara Lee wants to cut salaries for controversial Trump aides

Barbara Lee says Trump’s plan to withdraw U.S. from Paris Climate Agreement is ‘reckless’

13TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTEast Bay Rep. Barbara Lee slammed President Donald Trump's reported decision to remove the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, a pact signed in 2015 that includes more than 150 countries seeking to reduce carbon emissions."Climate change presents the greatest threat humankind has ever known," Lee said Wednesday. "We simply cannot afford to … Continue reading Barbara Lee says Trump’s plan to withdraw U.S. from Paris Climate Agreement is ‘reckless’

Barbara Lee wants Steve Bannon off National Security Council

Rep. Barbara Lee voiced displeasure with Steve Bannon's appointment at a town hall Saturday.13TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTEast Bay Rep. Barbara introduced a House bill Tuesday that seeks to remove Steve Bannon, President Trump’s chief political strategist, from his position on the National Security Council.“Steve Bannon’s bigoted ideology threatens the security of our nation and our international standing. … Continue reading Barbara Lee wants Steve Bannon off National Security Council