Monday, October 20th, 2014

All statements involving Michele Bachmann

Mostly False

CBO's take was much more mixed than that

False

Maybe 40 percent of federal income taxes, but not 40 percent of all federal taxes

Mostly False

The number is right, but it wasn't secret

False

IRS will treat breast pumps like other medical expenses

Half-True

Conflicting data, time frames undercut claim

Michele Bachmann
Michele Bachmann

"While the government grew, we lost more than 2 million jobs."

— PolitiFact National

Mostly False

A low-voltage notion

Half-True

That number is speculative at best

Mostly False

Projection, not a promise

Pants on Fire!

It's after writing off all your business expenses.

False

But it is coming up short in payroll taxes

Pants on Fire!

Bachmann's claim wrong, and illegal

False

"Access to" and "actually getting" are two very different things