Saturday, November 1st, 2014

All statements involving Tommy Thompson

Half-True

Said that, and more

 Progressive Change Campaign Committee
Progressive Change Campaign Committee

Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "says he’ll do away with Medicare."  

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

Half Flip

New plan steps away from Ryan’s, but not by much

False

His role a limited one, with Congress, the president and more involved

Mostly False

Opposed once, in favor nine times

False

Plan cited is silent on how to make Social Security solvent

False

Earlier ad said “cut”: that’s way closer to the truth

Tommy Thompson
Tommy Thompson

Says Tammy Baldwin "voted to gut Medicare for seniors."

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

Half-True

The mud didn't fly until after the primary

Mostly False

And cutting them

Mostly False

Production? Yes. Proved, possibly recoverable reserves? No

Tommy Thompson
Tommy Thompson

"We have more natural gas than Saudi Arabia has oil."

— PolitiFact Wisconsin