Friday, October 31st, 2014

Statements about Government Efficiency

Half-True

Treasurer's office hasn't closed its doors when he's gone

False

No explicit spending cap, but not unlimited spending

False

Congressional researchers warned the calculation can't be made

Mostly True

Doesn't set the budget, but did reduce internal spending

Josh Mandel

Josh Mandel

Says he "cut the budget."

— Ohio

Mostly True

Preserved the high rating he inherited

Pants on Fire!

Discounts any time spent helping constituents, visiting district

Mostly False

Claim treats intangibles as actual costs

Mostly True

Data getting old, but still appears pretty much on point