It lasted 50 minutes, and ended so surgeons could start operating
Says federal law enforcement officers cut off questioning of the Christmas Day underwear bomber by giving him a Miranda warning after 30 minutes of questioning.
The peace dividend began with a Bush
"Bill Clinton's peace dividend . . . cut the military 25 and 30 percent."
He ignores bipartisan support for defense cuts
"Bill Clinton cut the military drastically."
Murders went up, but all violence declined
"Murder went up" when Romney was governor. "Robbery went up. Violent crimes went up."
Not if you count all the years
"The $2.3-billion budget deficit I inherited when I came into office became a $2.9-billion surplus."
He's on point, but still off base
"America never made up for the gutting of the intelligence services that Bill Clinton did. I think those are (former CIA director George) Tenet's words ... that Bill Clinton gutted American intelligence."
Not by himself, he didn't
"I cut taxes 23 times when I was mayor of New York City."
That's one way to slice the numbers. There are others.
"When I was mayor of New York City, I encouraged adoptions. Adoptions went up 65-70 percent. Abortions went down 16 percent."
Playing fast and loose with numbers
"Democrats are kind of falling over each other seeing who can raise taxes faster. It looks like they're going to raise taxes anywhere between 20 to 30 percent."
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