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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California


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June 19, 2014 Press Release
The amendment before the House forbids defense dollars from being spent to fund two executive orders and several other provisions of law that require the military to squander billions of dollars on so-called "Green Energy." For example, according to the GAO, the Navy has spent as much as $150 per gallon for jet fuel. In 2012, the Navy purchased 450,000 of biofuel for its so-called "Green Fleet," at the cost of $26.60 per gallon, at a time when conventional petroleum fuel cost just $2.50.
June 12, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Tom McClintock will hold a town hall meeting in Foresthill on Monday, June 16th at 6:00 PM.

The meeting will be held at the Foresthill Veterans Hall, 24601 Harrison Street.  


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May 26, 2014 Speeches
For many of our fellow citizens, Memorial Day marks the commencement of the summer holidays. For those who gather today at events like this, it has far deeper meaning. It is the day we set aside to honor those who gave their lives in defense of -- what exactly?
May 8, 2014 Speeches
We cannot demand that our people scrimp and save and stretch and ration every drop of water in their parched homes while at the same time, this government treats our remaining water supply so recklessly, so irresponsibly and so wastefully.
May 7, 2014 Speeches
One of the biggest complaints I hear is the practice of forcing taxpayers to underwrite the losses and risks of politically well-connected companies. THEY reap the profits while American taxpayers pay for their losses. Today, the House considers a bill that perpetuates this policy with the objective of creating jobs - not in America, but overseas.
May 1, 2014 Press Release

Congressman McClintock will present awards to high school students who earned the top spots in this year’s Congressional Art Competition.  The students, teachers and families will be honored at a reception on May 14, 2014.  The reception will be held at 5:00 p.m. at BI Design Studio, 1004 White Rock Road, Suite 200, El Dorado Hills.

April 29, 2014 Speeches
A few months ago, Folsom Lake was almost empty. The drought was the catalyst, but the reason was unnecessary water releases from this Dam and a lack of additional water storage upstream.
April 10, 2014 Speeches
Oversight Hearing: Energy Independence - Domestic Opportunities to Reverse California's Growing Dependence on Foreign Oil
April 8, 2014 Press Release
In August of 2010, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, since Inauguration day, 2009, we have accumulated more total government debt than we had run up from the first day of the Washington Administration through the third year of the George W. Bush administration.
April 8, 2014 Press Release
Our Constitution assigns the principle responsibility over the public purse to the House of Representatives. Under that Constitutional doctrine, a dollar can't be spent by this government unless the House says it gets spent. Yet today, spending increasingly seems to be out of our hands - driven automatically by a variety of provisions and practices that thwart the very design of the Constitution.