Thursday, October 30th, 2014

All statements involving Bob McDonnell

Full Flop

Might trade governorship to become veep

Bob McDonnell
Bob McDonnell

On serving out his gubernatorial term

— PolitiFact Virginia

False

State has gained 50,000 jobs during McDonnell's term

 Democratic Party of Virginia
Democratic Party of Virginia

Virginia has made "no progress on jobs" since Bob McDonnell took office.

— PolitiFact Virginia

Pants on Fire!

He's signed bills that require workers to contribute to pensions

True

Statistics back his claim

Mostly True

Dropping, yes; plummeting, no

Bob McDonnell
Bob McDonnell

 "Our crime rate continues to plummet."

— PolitiFact Virginia

Mostly True

Not a direct transfer, but close

 Democratic Party of Virginia
Democratic Party of Virginia

Gov. Bob McDonnell launched a "raid on public education to pay for roads."

— PolitiFact Virginia

Mostly True

He's not counting missed pension payments

False

More people are working both regions

Pants on Fire!

Let's steamroll this falsehood

Half-True

UPDATE: Adjusted for inflation

Mostly False

Has no data to prove his claim

Mostly False

Governor's numbers don't add up

Full Flop

Says worsening conditions forced him to change

True

With three kids in college, he knows the facts.