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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

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November 18, 2014 Speeches

In Memory of Deputy Danny Oliver and Detective Michael Davis
House Chambers, Washington, D.C.
November 18, 2014


Mr. Speaker:

    On October 24, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County Detective Michael David Davis were wantonly gunned down in one of the most cold-blooded rampages in the history of either county.

October 19, 2014 Speeches


Angels Camp, California
October 18, 2014

 

    The history of Angels Camp is the history of California and the history of westward expansion.

    We don’t celebrate westward expansion these days as we did a generation ago, but we ought to.

October 14, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Tom McClintock issued the following statement in response to the proposal of the National Park Service to increase entrance fees, including those charged to visitors at Yosemite National Park:
 

September 17, 2014 Press Release
All of us recognize the threat posed to our nation by the Islamic State. The question before us is whether to arm and train supposedly vetted elements of the Free Syrian Army as a proxy ground force.
September 17, 2014 Speeches
All of us recognize the threat posed to our nation by the Islamic State. The question before us is whether to arm and train supposedly vetted elements of the Free Syrian Army as a proxy ground force.
August 19, 2014 Speeches
I want to thank Senator Feinstein for hosting this year's summit and for directing its attention to the threat of catastrophic wildfire, the greatest natural threat facing the Lake Tahoe region.
July 30, 2014 Speeches
We are watching the rise of Islamic fascism on a scale unprecedented in modern times. It may be wrapped in different symbols and trace its genealogy through a different line, but at its core, it is fascism. Listen to its virulent anti-Semitism, the explicit promise of genocide, the utter rejection - indeed, disdain - for fundamental principles of democracy, justice and human rights. There can be no doubt what is happening. European fascism might have consumed all of Europe except for one gritty holdout - for more than a year, Great Britain stood in the breach. Had it fallen, the consequences would have been unthinkable.
July 24, 2014 Speeches
Wherever I go, people express a growing anger over the illegal immigration that is overwhelming our southern border. People ask me: "How can we talk about securing the border...
July 23, 2014 Press Release
"The proposed addition to the park offers spectacular views from Henness Ridge and still has remnants of timber roads that could be adapted for hiking, riding, mountain biking, and other recreational pursuits," said McClintock. "In acquiring this land, it is important that the public have an explicit guarantee of access...
July 23, 2014 Speeches
The Endangered Species Act serves a great cause: to prevent the extinction of any species because of human activity. But as Eric Hoffer warned, "Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket." Unfortunately, in the last four years, the ESA has become the basis for an explosion of lawsuits seeking to force hundreds of new species listings. Many of these suits are funded at taxpayers' expense, which in turn require federal, state and local agencies to spend even more taxpayer money to respond.

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