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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

Press Releases

January 19, 2018 Press Release
The House yesterday passed a bill to continue to fund the government through February 16th to accommodate ongoing discussions over budget caps, immigration policy and other issues. If Senate Democrats use the Senate cloture rule to prevent the bill from being taken up, the government will shut down at midnight on January 19th.
January 16, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Tom McClintock announced that the President of the United States has signed H.R. 381, designating a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest as “Sky Point.”  The bill honors Marine SSgt Sky Mote of El Dorado, who was killed in action in Afghanistan on August 10, 2012.  

December 13, 2017 Press Release
The House Natural Resources Committee today voted to pass H.R. 1349 by Congressman Tom McClintock. The bill would restore the original intent of the Wilderness Act to allow bicycles and other forms of human-powered locomotion in wilderness areas at the discretion of local land managers.
November 30, 2017 Press Release
Thank you for scheduling H.R. 3607 for markup. This bill addresses a nagging problem at Yosemite National Park involving a medical clinic that has operated in the Valley since 1929. Like other medical clinics in our national parks, it serves the park and concessionaire employees, their families, and tens of thousands of daily park visitors.
November 8, 2017 Press Release
According to Arthur Laffer and Martin Feldstein, the business side of the tax reform will produce $5 trillion of growth over the next decade. MAGA! But we’re getting wrapped around the axle on the personal income tax side
October 27, 2017 Press Release
On Tuesday afternoon, I personally expressed to Secretary Zinke my strong objection to the proposed steep entrance fee hikes for our National Parks.
September 5, 2017 Press Release
DACA was an unconstitutional usurpation of legislative authority by President Obama and President Trump is right to end it, while giving Congress the time it will need to develop law to transition out of it. I have long maintained that until our borders are secured, discussions over legalizing the residency of illegal immigrants brought to this country as children were premature and would encourage more illegal crossings. Now that the administration is making progress on restoring border security, it is time for Congress to address this issue. Reform should incorporate two fundamental policies:
June 1, 2017 Press Release

Congressman McClintock issued the following statement on President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord:

May 11, 2017 Press Release

I strongly support President Trump’s decision to fire James Comey for gross misconduct during his tenure, and only wish he had done so on January 20th. Because of the highly politicized circumstances involving the Russia inquiry, I think an independent prosecutor would be advisable to place the inquiry above reproach.

May 9, 2017 Press Release
“President Trump has nominated a true champion of free-market principles to lead the Export-Import Bank. I have no doubt that Scott Garrett will fundamentally transform the Bank to embrace merit over political favoritism. That’s a good start.”