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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California


December 16, 2010 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C. December 16, 2010. M. Speaker: I commend the Senate for passing the tax relief measure yesterday, and I hope that the House passes it today.

According to the CBO, this bill comprises $136 billion in additional spending and $721 billion in tax relief. That means fifteen percent of this bill is spending – the other 85 percent is tax relief:

December 14, 2010 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  December 14, 2010.

  M. Speaker:

November 30, 2010 Speeches

Mr. Speaker:  Titles 3 through 6 of the bill purport to settle four water rights claims against the United States by signing away the public’s right to nearly 300 BILLION gallons of water annually AND in perpetuity -- in addition to spending more than $1.2 billion.

October 27, 2010 Speeches

El Dorado Hills, California, October 25, 2010. 

 In a moment of breathtaking condescension during the debate over ObamaCare, Nancy Pelosi said, “We have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it…”

September 23, 2010 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C., September 23, 2010.   M. Speaker:

September 14, 2010 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C., September 14, 2010.

  Throughout what was supposed to be a “recovery summer,” the President has repeated a familiar theme: that Republicans ran us into a ditch and now they want the keys back. 

August 10, 2010 Speeches

Mr. Speaker:


Many people are asking why Congress is here today.  I think the answer’s pretty simple: we’re not bankrupting the country fast enough and so we need to come back and spend more.

In the merciful week that Congress was not in session, my constituents had one message: STOP THE SPENDING.  Obviously, Congress isn’t listening.

July 30, 2010 Speeches

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Tom McClintock (CA-04) made the following remarks during a debate in the House of Representatives today about H.R. 3534 (Clear Act).  In his remarks the Congressman discussed the response to the oil spill in the Gulf:

“Before we add more bureaucracies to the equation, shouldn’t we ask how the existing ones did?

July 22, 2010 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C. 
July 22, 2010

 M. Speaker: 

July 20, 2010 Speeches

Repeating the Lesson
House Chamber, Washington, D.C.
July 20, 2010

Mr. Speaker:

When the stimulus bill became law, unemployment stood at 8.2 percent.  Today, eighteen months and hundreds of billions of dollars later, unemployment is 9.5 percent.