Tom McClintock

California Republicans Cheer Donald Trump’s Water Memo

President Donald Trump signed a new memorandum Friday to provide more water to California’s farmers, lifting spirits in the Central Valley — and potentially lifting the fortunes of embattled Republican congressmen.

Trump water memo (Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press)

Next Round in Trump vs. California Fight: Water

The next battle between the State of California and the Trump administration — after clashes over the environment, “sanctuary” laws, and the border wall, to name a few — will be over water.

Shasta Dam (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation)

Tom McClintock, Morton Blackwell Back Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz has picked up two huge endorsements for his 2016 campaign: conservative icon Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) and Leadership Institute pioneer Morton Blackwell.

Tom McClintock (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

John Boehner’s Huge Unpopularity Forces His Resignation

On Friday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) told GOP legislators he will resign in October. Boehner’s decision was likely prompted by at least 30 House Republicans who had threatened a no-confidence vote, which would leave Boehner in the uncomfortable position of needing Democratic votes to remain in his position.

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McClintock: I Support Trade Promotion Authority Because I Don’t Trust Obama

Representative Tom McClintock (R-CA) said that he supports Trade Promotion Authority because he doesn’t trust the president and “Trade Promotion Authority binds him to the will of Congress before the agreement is reached” during Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address. McClintock’s Remarks as

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CAGOP Gathers In Sacramento For Low-Key Convention

While the largest gathering of conservative Republicans was taking place at the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) near our nation’s Capitol, roughly 1300 delegates and guests gathered at the Sacramento convention center, across the street from the California State Capitol. for the biennial organizing convention of the California Republican Party.

Chris Christie at CAGOP (Jon Fleischman / Breitbart News)

McClintock: Cut McCarthy and Boehner Some Slack

Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) argued that conservatives should cut House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) some slack on Tuesday’s “Mark Levin Show.” McClintock said “I realize that conservatives are often at odds with him over

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McClintock: Illegal Immigration Has Had 'Huge Impact' on CA Politics

Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) argued that illegal immigration has had a “huge impact” on the politics and economics of California and “wears at the very foundation of our country” on Friday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.” McClintock agreed “completely” that massive illegal

McClintock: Illegal Immigration Has Had 'Huge Impact' on CA Politics

Steinberg (Finally) Says Wright Should Resign

After waiting more than six months after a Democratic State Senator was convicted of lying about living in the district he represented, outgoing State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) finally issued a public call for Roderick Wright’s resignation,

Steinberg (Finally) Says Wright Should Resign

Pro-Amnesty Groups: GOP Leaders Tell Us in Private They Want Amnesty Bill

While unveiling their “immigration scorecard” for this Congress on Monday, leaders of various pro-amnesty groups said Republican leaders have been telling them in private that they want comprehensive amnesty legislation.  At a Washington, D.C. press conference, leaders from La Raza,

Pro-Amnesty Groups: GOP Leaders Tell Us in Private They Want Amnesty Bill

Top 5 Most Influential Californians in Congress

California is a huge state, and nowhere is that more evident than in the sheer size of its Congressional delegation of 53 members. Nearly one in twelve members of the House of Representatives is from the Golden State!   In

Top 5 Most Influential Californians in Congress

CA-7: Birman Headed for Upset Win over Ose in Race to Replace Bera?

Two years ago, in California’s 7th congressional district–located east and south of Sacramento–incumbent Republican Dan Lungren lost to Democrat physician Ami Bera by 5,696 votes. In 2012, President Barack Obama also swept this state by 21 points. Since then, Rep.

CA-7: Birman Headed for Upset Win over Ose in Race to Replace Bera?