All Half-True statements involving Barack Obama
The minimum wage "in real terms right now is below where it was when Harry Truman was in office."
"In states where the federal government helps run these (health care) marketplaces, the average American will have more than 50 different plans to choose from, with different levels of coverage."
"Our businesses have created nearly twice as many jobs in this recovery as they had at the same point in the last recovery, when there was no Obamacare."
Says last year "13 million (health insurance) rebates went out, in all 50 states. Another 8.5 (million) rebates are being sent out this summer, averaging around 100 bucks each."
"My judicial nominees have waited three times longer to receive confirmation votes than those of my Republican predecessor."
Says that since he took office, "there have been no large-scale attacks on the United States."
Says that according to a report, "the tech sector now drives more than one-quarter of Austin’s economy."
Says "we" have put more boots on the U.S.-Mexico border "than at any time in our history, and illegal crossings are down by nearly 80 percent from their peak in 2000."
For people with insurance, the only impact of the health care law "is that their insurance is stronger, better and more secure than it was before. Full stop. That's it. They don't have to worry about anything else."
Says if Congress doesn’t avoid the sequester, "tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids."
If the sequester hits, "hundreds of thousands of Americans will lose access to primary care and preventive care like flu vaccinations and cancer screenings."
"Every dollar we invested in high-quality, early education programs can save more than $7 later on by boosting graduation rates, reducing teen pregnancy, even reducing crime."
"Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of (Medicare’s) health care costs."
Says his administration has made "progress" on border enforcement by "putting more boots on the southern border than at any time in our history and reducing illegal crossings to their lowest levels in 40 years."
"There are millions of women all across the country who rely on Planned Parenthood for not just contraceptive care; they rely on it for mammograms."
Says Mitt Romney’s plan makes "catastrophic cuts to education."
Says Romney said "we should ask Pakistan for permission" to take a shot at Osama bin Laden.
"Veterans’ unemployment is actually now lower than (the) general population. It was higher when I came into office."
"A few months ago when you were asked what's the biggest geopolitical threat facing America, you said Russia."
Says his administration put more border patrol agents on the U.S.-Mexico border than at "any time in history, and the flow of undocumented workers across the border is actually lower than it's been in 40 years."
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