Saturday, August 1st, 2015

All statements involving John McCain

False

A popular talking point -- with scant evidence to back it up

Mostly True

McCain did indeed cite the tilt to the rich in 2001, 2003

Pants on Fire!

Except for all those times he called himself a maverick

John McCain
John McCain

"I never considered myself a maverick."

— PolitiFact National

Full Flop

He wanted to hear from military leaders but now disagrees with them

John McCain
John McCain

On whether he supports 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell.'

— PolitiFact National

True

Is Obama the Czar Czar?

John McCain
John McCain

"Obama has more czars than the Romanovs."

— PolitiFact National

Mostly True

Based on cost to taxpayers, he's right

True

Yes, lots of earmarks

John McCain
John McCain

The omnibus spending bill has "9,427 pork barrel items."

— PolitiFact National

True

Obama's no maverick

Half-True

Updated: McCain is right about 5 of 11 polls

John McCain
John McCain

"We are within the margin of error."

— PolitiFact National

False

'Tiny' ad makes large error

No Flip

McCain abortion record is consistent.

False

No Cabinet picks yet

Mostly True

Closer to 40 percent than 50 percent