Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Statements about Message Machine 2012

False

Claim distorts votes to cash in on spin

False

"No" on a procedural vote but "Yes" on passage

 Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Says Jim Renacci "opposed increasing combat bonuses for our troops."

— Ohio

True

He battled the state in court, but ultimately paid

Mostly False

A selective description meant to mislead

True

Ultimately paid with late penalties and interest

Mostly True

Voted against a bill to require coverage

Half-True

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

Pants on Fire!

Ad invests in a bad bet

Half-True

Implication is that closures might not have occurred otherwise

Pants on Fire!

AIG negotiated the bonuses before Congress acted

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

False

Accuracy ailing in this health care claim

False

By this rationale, all of Congress could be in trouble