Latest Fact-checks on Tom McClintock Tom McClintock stated on January 29, 2019 in a speech: "In 2017, illegal aliens murdered 1,800 Americans." Tom McClintock stated on April 28, 2017 in a radio interview: "President Trump has passed more legislation in his first 100 days than any president since Harry Truman." Tom McClintock stated on January 31, 2017 in an interview: Refugee "vetting was very haphazard," under the Obama Administration. "In many cases, we simply accepted the word of applicants." Tom McClintock stated on October 27, 2009 in a speech on the House floor: Three presidents in the last century — Harding, Kennedy and Reagan — all cut taxes during recessions and produced "rapid and dramatic economic recoveries," while two, Herbert Hoover and Barack Obama, did "the opposite."