Many checkups once you're in but not much up front
"When people enter the service, there’s not a mental health evaluation."
— PolitiFact National
No plan for dangerous criminals to pour out
Says the Obama administration plans to reduce the number of beds devoted to holding individuals violating immigration laws and to "release hundreds of dangerous criminals into our communities."
— PolitiFact Texas
Other nations’ rates fell
Says U.S. corporate tax rate is "highest in the world at 35 percent."
Says a Lubbock terror suspect’s alleged plan "to use baby dolls to conceal chemical explosives" is similar to a 1995 plot "to blow up 12 jumbo jets over the Pacific Ocean."
"I stopped requesting earmarks in 2008."
Apples to countries
Says the federal agency in charge of Medicare and Medicaid will disburse $803 billion in benefits this year, making "it larger than all but 15 of the world's economies."
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