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California Rep. Ted Lieu becomes ACLU donor in 'resistance' to Trump

 (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
(Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) said late Sunday that he will be a monthly donor to the American Civil Liberties Union to combat any unconstitutional actions President-elect Donald Trump may take after he is sworn in.

In a tweet using an expletive, Lieu said he's going to begin donating to the ACLU "because the resistance to any unconstitutional crazy ... from President Trump starts now."

Lieu has a law degree from Georgetown University, is a colonel in the Air Force Reserve and was just elected to serve a second term in Congress.

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