All True statements involving John McCain
When the United States invaded Iraq, Saddam Hussein wanted to acquire weapons of mass destruction, and "he said so himself after his capture."
"Obama voted to support President Bush between 40 and 50 percent of the time over the past two years."
"Sen. Obama has been to Iraq once."
"Sen. Obama has declared, and repeatedly reaffirmed his intention to meet the president of Iran without any preconditions."
"One man sacrificed for his country. One man opposed a flawed strategy in Iraq. One man had the courage to call for change. One man didn't play politics with the truth. One man stands up to the special interests."
Romney used to favor gun control, and said he didn't want to go back to Reagan-Bush.
Mitt Romney previously believed "that abortion should be safe and legal in this country." Now he is "prolife."
"The fact is it's not amnesty."
" ... following World War II war crime trials were convened. The Japanese were tried and convicted and hung for war crimes committed against American POWs. Among those charges for which they were convicted was waterboarding."
"He was a member of the Iraq Study Group and was either fired or quit from a very important commission that was trying to figure out the way forward in Iraq."
"I saved the taxpayers $2-billion on a bogus Air Force Boeing tanker deal where people went to jail."
"Senator Clinton tried to spend $1 million on the Woodstock Concert Museum."
"We spent approximately $20-billion of that money on pork barrel, earmark projects. Maybe if we had done it right, maybe some of that money would have gone to inspect those bridges and other bridges across the country."
"One man opposed a flawed strategy in Iraq. One man had the courage to call for change. One man didn't play politics with the truth."
How to contact us:
We want to hear your suggestions and comments. For tips or comments on our campaign promise database, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the promise number. For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.
Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Browse The Obameter:
Keep up to date with Politifact National: