It has, but Walden is hardly to blame.
Says the U.S. national debt has tripled during Rep. Greg Walden’s time in Congress.
— PolitiFact Oregon
Only in the strictest sense.
Says "we allow more people into America legally than all other countries on the planet combined."
This pipeline is pumping some slippery claims
Says "Did you know that the #KeystoneXL project is expected to create 20,000 American jobs, including more than 800 in Oregon?"
If you drive 55
You may have driven the length of a football field in the five seconds it takes to check a text.
The numbers are hard but the connection and conclusion that Walden offers is less than solid.
Says the federal stimulus program was ineffective because "the number of jobs has actually decreased by 18,300 through July 2011."
Walden’s 50 percent claim falls short
"The incoming Republican freshman class – well, it’s no ordinary group: nearly half of its roughly 80 members have never served in elective office before."
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