The U.S. isn't handing Iran a check
"We've just now given over $100 billion" to Iran, "the equivalent in U.S. terms is $5 trillion."
Old claim, old number, still misleading
"$700 billion was robbed (from Medicare) to pay for Obamacare."
Loose claim about moose
"You've got more people wanting to go moose hunting in New Hampshire than want Obamacare."
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Congress delivered, but after Bush asked
"Let's not blame President Bush for all of this. We've got a Congress who sat around on their hands and done nothing but spend a lot of money ... leaving us $9-trillion in debt that we're passing on to our grandchildren."
It all depends what you consider average
"The average American is working through the month of May just to pay off the government."
Voters supported the roads, not the tax
"...some of those (tax increases) were either court-ordered, or they were voted on by the people and approved by the people for (such) things as roads."
Not quite the best
Says he has "the most impressive education record" of the Republican candidates.
The facts behind the numbers
"Fred's never had a 100 percent record on right-to-life in his Senate career. The records reflect that. And he doesn't support the human life amendment, which is most amazing because that's been a part of the Republican platform since 1980."
A nickel-and-dime defense
"As governor of Arkansas, I cut taxes and fees almost 100 times, saving the taxpayers almost $380-million. I left a surplus of nearly $850-million."
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