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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

Speeches

January 22, 2016 Speeches

Congressman McClintock is the Chairman of the Federal Lands Subcommittee.  The subcommittee held an oversight field hearing in St. George, Utah, on January 22, 2016 titled “Ensuring Local Input, Legal Consistency and Multiple-Use Resource Management in St.

January 6, 2016 Speeches

Congressman McClintock testified at a hearing of the House Rules Committee on January 16th, 2016 about the beneficial aspects of annual versus biennial budget bills. The Congressman serves on the House Budget Committee, which has begun a comprehensive review of the budget process.  

December 2, 2015 Speeches

Congressman McClintock is the Chairman of the Federal Lands Subcommittee.  The subcommittee held a legislative hearing on draft legislation for the "National Park Service Centennial Act" (authored by Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop).

November 17, 2015 Speeches

Congressman McClintock delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 511 the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act:

H.R. 511 Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
November 17, 2015

Mr. Speaker:

    There is no need today to catalog the litany of promises made and broken by this government to the American Indian Nations.  

November 11, 2015 Speeches

Veterans Day 2015

    In his Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln defined the two days our nation would later set aside to honor those who protect us.  In one passage, he speaks of “those who here gave their lives that that nation might live.”  We set aside Memorial Day in May to honor and mourn them.

September 10, 2015 Speeches

Congressman McClintock delivered the following remarks on the House floor regarding the Iran Nuclear "Deal":

Retreating from Responsibility
House Floor Remarks
Congressman Tom McClintock
September 10, 2015

Mr. Speaker:

August 27, 2015 Speeches
It’s ironic that we are celebrating progress on a facility to rapidly release water out of Folsom Lake while we are in the fourth year of an historic drought and the lake is nearly empty. This spillway project is a reminder that the previous generation built these great dams not only to protect us against water shortages in dry years, but also to protect us against floods in wet ones. This combination of water storage and flood protection is what makes it possible to sustain a thriving and prosperous human population throughout this region.
August 24, 2015 Speeches
Tahoe rests on the northern boundary of California’s Fourth Congressional District. Meanwhile, right now – as we speak – a catastrophic wildfire is raging in the King’s Canyon region on the southern boundary of this very same district. That fire has already consumed 78 square miles of national forests and at latest report is only 17 percent contained.
July 23, 2015 Speeches
Next year we will celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service and the uniquely American notion that our most beautiful and historic land should be set aside for the use and enjoyment of the people of the United States.

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