Blogs

Sep 15, 2015

Retreating from Responsibility

I rise to express my deep disappointment in the decision by the House leadership to back off from a direct vote on a resolution of disapproval of the Iran Nuclear Accord as provided under the Corker Act....

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Tom McClintock
Sep 09, 2015

A Munich-Sized Mistake

In 48 hours, the House will vote on a resolution to stop the Iran Nuclear Treaty. I know the President chooses not to call it a treaty, but it IS a treaty in everything but name, with international ramifications as great as any treaty Congress has ...

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Tom McClintock
Aug 23, 2015

The Alarm Bells are Ringing

Tahoe rests on the northern boundary of California’s Fourth Congressional District. At this moment, 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...

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Tom McClintock
Aug 13, 2015

How Reaganomics Saved America

Reagan instinctively understood that the more burdens an economy bears, the worse it performs. Let me repeat this complex economic principle: the more burdens heaped on an economy, the worse it does. The fewer burdens, the better it does. Are th...

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Tom McClintock
Jul 15, 2015

A Breathtakingly Dangerous Act

I don’t know how adequately to express my alarm and outrage at the President’s agreement with Iran. ...

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Tom McClintock
Jun 03, 2015

The Lease Essential Service

My amendment eliminates the $155 million of discretionary spending wasted on one of the least essential programs in the entire United States Government, the so-called “Essential Air Service.”...

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Tom McClintock
Jun 01, 2015

Dawn is Coming

I join with my colleagues in Congress, the half-million Iranian expatriates in the United States, the American people, and freedom-loving people around the world in sending best wishes to the International Convention in Paris of all the groups that a...

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Tom McClintock
May 29, 2015

NSA surveillance reform bill is a sham that violates our privacy

Column by Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Tom McClintock Just like the infamous Patriot Act before it, the so-called USA Freedom Act would continue the unprecedented warrantless searches of Americans’ personal records in direct defiance of the Fourth Amen...

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Tom McClintock
May 21, 2015

The Real Problem with Iran Negotiations

Any agreement with Iran’s leaders is meaningless, because their word is meaningless. Iran’s government is a notoriously untrustworthy rogue state that has made it unmistakably clear that it intends to acquire nuclear weapons and once acquired, to us...

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Tom McClintock
May 19, 2015

The Real Problem

A large and respected Iranian expatriate community has settled in California, and it has been my privilege to get to know some of them in recent years. They are part of an international Diaspora of five million people who fled Iran after it fell to ...

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Tom McClintock