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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

Speeches

June 25, 2020 Speeches
Thirteen years ago, I partnered with California State Senate Democrats in advocating for an open records act for complaints against police officers. Five years ago, I co-sponsored Hank Johnson “Stop Militarizing the Police Act.” This year, I co-sponsored Justin Amash’s bill to end qualified immunity for public officials. So if the majority was seeking bi-partisan support for police reform – they would have had it. If they had sought consultation, compromise and cooperation, if they had reached across the aisle, they would have found many sincere allies among Republicans.
May 27, 2020 Speeches
Just a few months ago, America enjoyed the most promising economic expansion in our lifetimes, lifting millions of Americans out of poverty, boosting wages for American workers and producing the lowest unemployment rates in fifty years. Today, the American economy lies in rubble, with tens of millions of Americans thrown into unemployment, poverty and despair.
May 15, 2020 Speeches
Three trillion dollars divided by 129 million households means the average family will have to pay more than $23,000 for this single bill either from their future taxes or from inflation robbing them of their savings and retirements.
May 15, 2020 Speeches
The word “Congress” literally means “the act of coming together and meeting.” The Constitution calls for representatives to “attend,” “assemble” and “meet.” Congress is a deliberative body and by its very nature that requires the people’s representatives to interact with each other both through formal proceedings as well as through the countless informal conversations that are the unique product of “coming together and meeting.”
April 23, 2020 Speeches
When we passed the Paycheck Protection Program, I warned that serious flaws would deliver a windfall to businesses that do not need it, at the expense of those that do. That is exactly what happened, exhausting the fund within days...
February 12, 2020 Speeches
Speech in Opposition to HR 2546 – Wilderness Package
February 12, 2020
 
Mr. Speaker:
 
We set three objectives for our federal lands policy when Republicans were in the majority:
 
o To restore public access to the public lands
Issues:
February 12, 2020 Speeches
Amendment to Require Secretarial Approval of Wilderness Designations to HR 2546
Committee of the Whole House
February 12, 2020
 
 
Mr. Chairman:
 
February 12, 2020 Speeches
Amendment to Require County Approval of Wilderness Designations to HR 2546
Committee of the Whole House
February 12, 2020
 
 
Mr. Chairman:
 
February 12, 2020 Speeches
In Support of the Motion to Re-Commit
HR 2546 Wilderness Package
February 12, 2020
 
Mr. Speaker:
 
The question presented in this amendment comes down to this: are we willing to protect our wilderness areas from catastrophic wildfire, or are we content to stand by and watch them burn.
 
Issues:
February 12, 2020 Speeches
Statements by Congressman McClintock at the Natural Resources Commitee Markup Hearing, February 12, 2020
 
Remarks Regarding the Motion to Grant Chairman Plenary Subpoena Power
Congressman Tom McClintock
House Natural Resources Committee
February 12, 2020

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