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Oct 21, 2015

Default Prevention Act

The sovereign debt of the United States is what makes it possible for us to pay all of our other obligations in this era of chronic deficit spending. This bill provides an absolute guarantee of that credit....

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Tom McClintock
Mar 24, 2015

Defense Hawks and Deficit Hawks

We meet to discuss the budget under the ominously growing shadow of unprecedented debt that has literally doubled in the last eight years. With crushing debt comes ruinous interest that the CBO warns will exceed our entire military budget within the...

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Tom McClintock
Mar 04, 2015

Time to Take Default Off the Table

The United States now staggers under $18 trillion of debt, including nearly $7 ½ trillion run up by this administration. The interest on that debt is the fastest growing component of the federal budget. The debt limit is how our government regul...

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Tom McClintock
Mar 03, 2015

Amtrak Subsidies

Every year, as Amtrak’s operating losses have mounted, Congress has dutifully shoveled more money at it; every year, its Congressional supporters have promised reforms to bring these losses under control; and every year these promises have fallen fla...

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Tom McClintock