When we speak of running up a $2 trillion debt to pay for this year of unprecedented spending, where does that money come from?
We don’t have it, and so we borrow it.
House Chamber, Washington, D.C., January 27, 2009. Mr. Chairman:
With this measure, the new administration seems bound and determined to continue the failed policy of the past administration. This proves what I like to call “McClintock’s Second Law of Political Physics,” which is, the more we spend on our mistakes, the less willing we are to admit them.
House Chamber, Washington, D.C., January 27, 2009, Mr. Speaker:
Much has been said about the chilling effect this legislation will have on our economy because of the endless lawsuits it makes possible – including for grievances that may stretch back 30 years or more. And I certainly share those concerns.
January 26, 2009. Mr. Speaker, I rise to urge the President not to waive the Federal law on emission standards that is currently protecting Californians from Governor Schwarzenegger's crusade to save our planet by destroying our economy. Putting aside the highly questionable junk science behind the Governor's proposal, the net effect would add up to $5,000 to the price of a new car.
January 22, 2009 Speech in Support of House Joint Resolution 3, House Chamber, Washington, D.C.
This resolution presents the House with its last chance to admit that the Bush bailout has not worked. And it will not work because of a simple and self-evident truth:
Representative Tom McClintock issued the following statement on President Bush’s decision to free former Border Patrol officers Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean from prison:
Congressman McClintock Urges President to Pardon Border Patrol Agents Compean and Ramos
Remarks by Congressman Tom McClintock
January 14, 2009
Congressman Tom McClintock today introduced a resolution honoring President Ronald Reagan on the 98th anniversary of his birth. The resolution recognizes the significance of President Reagan’s accomplishments, such as winning the Cold War and communicating to the American people the self-evident truths of freedom, which made a lasting impact on the United States and the world.
Congressman Tom McClintock Appointed to Resources Committee and Education & Labor Committee
Congressman Tom McClintock achieved a key goal today and announced he has been appointed as a member of the House Natural Resources Committee.