All Mostly True statements involving Rob Portman
"About 2 percent of Americans get paid the minimum wage."
"Our debt now is about $140,000 per household."
The national debt of $16 trillion, is "enough to buy both the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds 1,918 times."
"Last year, we produced 14 percent less oil on public lands than we did the year before."
Says federal spending has increased 21 percent over the past three years.
"We have the second highest corporate tax rate among our trading partners."
U.S. debt is "now equal to 100 percent of the GDP."
Says he's so bipartisan that "12 of my bills were signed into law by Democratic President Bill Clinton."
On Lee Fisher’s watch, "almost nine out of 10" jobs that Ohio lost were lost to other states, "not to other countries."
"More than half of our unemployed Ohioans have been out of work for six months or more."
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