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Take 5: Congressman Lieu on Valley Ag, Trump Impeachment



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Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles) is an outspoken critic of the Trump administration.

Take 5 met Lieu during his “Adopt-a-District” town hall Thursday night (April 5) at Clovis West High School in Fresno.

Topics Covered in Take 5 Video

We asked Lieu his thoughts on:

— Valley agriculture, and how President Trump’s tariffs affect farmers.

— Why hasn’t Congress voted on DACA?

— Does House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi help or hurt Democrats?

— What he thinks of putting a citizenship question on the census.

— The potential for Trump’s impeachment.

To view the video, click the button in the picture above.

Production credits: Videographer: Jahz Tello. Video editor: Randy Reed

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