Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Statements about Deficit

Mostly True

A little premature, but in the ballpark

Mostly True

Trust fund should be flush, but Congress tapped the pot

No Flip

Lobbying the administration not the same as loading legislation

Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson

On opposition to earmarks

— Ohio

False

No one person is responsible for Washington's workings

True

This Ryan doubts its a path to prosperity

Pants on Fire!

'Cherry-picking' and 'selective' were our descriptive words

 National Republican Congressional Committee

National Republican Congressional Committee

Says that PolitiFact Ohio confirms that Betty Sutton "maxed out federal debt"

— Ohio

Mostly False

Cherry-picked claim ignores some key purchases

True

Without them, there would have been a surplus in 2007

Half-True

Millions, yes, but hard data showing true cost is hard to find

False

10-year estimate used overly broadly on 2-year deal