Says a "liberal" immigration reform group endorsed his GOP primary opponent, Dave Brat.
Was speaking metaphorically
"Harry Reid’s plan is basically giving the president a blank check."
Although unenmployment is high, the stimulus has created jobs
The 2009 stimulus bill "failed to get people back to work."
The GOP cherry-picks its studies
The health care law is "job killing."
— PolitiFact National
That'd be quite an expensive lawn guy
"For every dollar (in the stimulus package) that is spent to help small businesses, $4 is being spent to help upkeep the grass on the lawns of Washington."
CBO makes no such claim
Says a Congressional Budget Office report on spending by House Democrats in the economic stimulus concluded it "is just not stimulus. It won't help the economy grow."
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