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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

The Border

April 11, 2019
Current Issues


Interview on the Border
April 10, 2019

 

To Preserve, Protect and Defend (Text Link)

Speech in Opposition to Override of the President’s Veto of H.J. Res. 46
March 26, 2019
 

"For 43 years, the President of the United States has had the statutory authority granted by Congress to declare a national emergency and to re-program unobligated military construction funds to meet that emergency.  Fifty-eight times, previous presidents have invoked this authority to address such matters as civil unrest in Sierra Leone and Burma.  

"Only when THIS President invoked his authority for the 59th time to address the most serious national security risk our country has faced in our lifetimes – the collapse of our southern border – do we hear protests from the left and its fellow travelers..." Video click here or watch below.

 

 

Vote Note:  H. J. Res 46 – Disapproving the President’s Declaration of Emergency: NO
February, 26, 2019
 

Interview on the Emergency Border Declaration Lawsuit and on McCabe, the Dept of Justice and the FBI
February 19, 2019

 

Radio, California Report. Interview with Rep. McClintock on the president declaring a national emergency at the border.
Capitol Public Radio Sacramento, 90.9 FM
February 15, 2019

 

Border Discussion on the Ingraham Angle
February 12, 2019

 

House Floor: The Border Wall and Shutdown (Text Link)
January 29, 2019
"I believe the President’s decision to temporarily resolve the shutdown was correct.  The Democrats’ refusal even to discuss a path forward had created a crisis of governance in addition to the ongoing crisis at our southern border..."  Video - click here or watch below:


President's Oval Office Border Speech - Interview
January 8, 2019

 

Interview on the Border and Government Shutdown
January 26, 2019



House Floor: Why Our Border Matters
December 12, 2018
Video - Click here or watch belowClick here for Text.


Statement on the Border
June 19, 2018
"It is a federal crime to cross the border illegally.  If it was not a crime, our borders would be meaningless.  When a person commits a crime, they are arrested.  We do not arrest their children.  If their children do not have a relative to care for them, we take them into custody until they do.  That is the same for U.S. citizens as it is for illegal immigrants..." Click for full statement.