The man he cites says he got it wrong
Between 2008 and 2014, "criminal aliens accounted for 38 percent of all murder convictions in the five states of California, Texas, Arizona, Florida and New York."
One cost of illegal immigration -- accuracy
"For every single illegal immigrant family in this country, it costs $20,000 — it costs us $20,000; $20,000 in infrastructural costs. They pay about $10,000 in taxes."
— PolitiFact National
What about the daily English paper?
"I spend a lot of time in Iowa, and believe it or not, in Ottumwa, Iowa, this is the heartland, the newspaper, the regular newspaper for Ottumwa, Iowa, is (a) bilingual newspaper."
'Tis the season to make a point – frightfully
"There was a report that came out from the FBI – a warning, not a report ... saying that, in fact, al-Qaida was planning to attack malls during the Christmas holidays."
Many, but not "every"
He received "A" ratings from "every conservative organization that gives ratings."
Well, he's right on one of the four
In 2006, Arizona had four ballot issues that were "very tough on illegal immigration... Forty-seven percent of the Hispanics in Arizona voted for them."
Most scientists say humans cause warming
"For every single scientist that tells you (global warming is) happening and that it's our fault...I can stack up another group of reports that say just the opposite."
© 2016 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
1100 Connecticut Ave. NW • Suite 440 • Washington, DC 20036 • 202-463-0571
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise