Statements we say are False
"Our credit rating went up since I've been in office."
The Republican National Convention "is a Super Bowl times four."
High-speed rail would have cost Florida taxpayers $1 billion to build.
"The (State Board of Administration) transparency issue got a great airing the last legislative session."
"This is the first time in the history that we've had the raising of a debt limit also with spending cuts."
"Your tax dollars are not being used to sue you, the people."
Florida’s proposed Health Care Freedom Act "will allow Floridians to opt out of Obama’s govt. takeover of healthcare!"
"I sponsored and was the co-sponsor of the only legislation that ever passed that had E-Verify provisions in it back in 2010 when I served in the Legislature."
"Rick Scott has destroyed over 100,000 jobs."
"There is no $30 million pot of money" for redistricting issues, including defending redistricting lawsuits. "Your tax dollars are not being spent on anything like that."
Says Allen West violated federal law by scuba diving with U.S. flag.
"China owns about 29 percent of (the U.S.) debt.''
"No one thought we could get a bipartisan bill (Medicaid) passed. We did in the Florida Senate."
Says "many states" are floundering under crushing deficit spending.
In early voting in Miami-Dade County, "there is a trickle of two or three people a day at a very high cost to keep those public libraries and polls open."
"Mickey Mouse was registered to vote (in Florida)."
"Every person on death row was a foster kid."
"Almost 37 percent of the total income from Planned Parenthood is from abortions."
Says Gov. Rick Scott's approval ratings are up.
"Politicians and their corporate lobbyists are trying to take away my right to spend my paycheck how I want."
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