Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Statements about Federal Budget

Half-True

Republicans responsible too

Mostly False

He has a plan for the deficit, but does that reduce the debt?

Half-True

Voluntary accounts for younger workers

Half-True

Debt ceiling fight heightens

Half-True

Congress, bad economy also to blame

False

A misreading corrected months ago

Mostly False

Tariff breaks, not earmarks, though both raise pay-to-play concerns

 Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

U.S. Rep. Allen West wants to bring back earmarks.

— Florida

True

Obama now blames the economy

Half-True

Mack also voted not to raise his paycheck

Mostly False

Ryan budget blueprint didn't end Medicare