CBO didn't exist in 1964
"I remember years ago looking at a CBO report that in 1964 predicted that Medicare would cost $9 billion 10 years later. And I think it was already over $100 billion at that point."
— PolitiFact Georgia
on Monday, March 20th, 2017
— CNN on Monday, March 20th, 2017
Higher than average, but not highest
The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is "the most overturned court in the country."
on Friday, February 10th, 2017
Maybe it was p@$$w0rd
Says John Podesta’s email password was "password."
on Friday, January 6th, 2017
— FOX on Friday, January 6th, 2017
It wasn't perfect, but it did a lot
"President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (was) a fancy name for almost a trillion-dollar spending bill. The ARRA was supposed to fix our crumbling roads and bridges," but now, "we have absolutely nothing to show for it."
on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
— FOX on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Trend supported by federal data
African-Americans don't use drugs at a higher level than whites but "wind up going to prison six times more."
on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
— CNN on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
GOP report paints different picture
"During the (Benghazi) attack, a stand-down order was given, and our troops were told to change their clothes four times."
— PolitiFact National
on Thursday, June 30th, 2016
— FOX on Thursday, June 30th, 2016
Gavel goes down, cameras go off
Says "Paul Ryan shut off the C-SPAN cameras when the Democrats started their sit-in."
on Monday, June 27th, 2016
— CBS on Monday, June 27th, 2016
Ford only provided a summary
"Every Republican nominee since Richard Nixon, who at one time was under an audit, has released their tax returns."
on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
— FOX on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Did Strom know what he was doing?
"We knew Strom Thurmond had proposed" the amendment that blocked Puerto Rico’s use of Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection.
on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
He never heard this case
Says Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland "voted, so the folks know, in Washington, D.C., to keep guns away from private citizens."
on Friday, March 18th, 2016
— FOX on Friday, March 18th, 2016
Primary votes don't translate to November wins
"There’s no correlation between primary turnout and wins in the fall in the last 11 elections."
on Sunday, March 6th, 2016
— NBC on Sunday, March 6th, 2016
Yes, but there are other options
In Sauk City, Wisconsin, "the ID office" that provides identification for voting "is only open on the fifth Wednesday of every month" -- a total of four days in 2016.
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Friday, February 19th, 2016
Baby, we don't "beliebe" it
Says Donald Trump's conversion to pro-life beliefs are akin to Justin Bieber's, who said in the past that abortion "was no big deal to him."
on Friday, February 5th, 2016
— CNN on Friday, February 5th, 2016
47 percent would support a socialist, 58 percent an atheist
When a Gallup poll asked about presidential candidate characteristics, "When they get to the question on, 'Would you vote for a socialist,' it is even less popular than voting for atheists."
on Friday, January 29th, 2016
— ABC on Friday, January 29th, 2016
Surveys say, this one goes down in flames
"Donald Trump is appealing as much to Democrats as he is to Republicans."
on Thursday, January 21st, 2016
— CNN on Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Polls agree that statistic holds
"The 90 percent statistic of supporting background checks, that's been debunked."
on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
— FOX on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
A component, but an awfully small one
Guantanamo has "never been a key component of ISIS or al-Qaida propaganda."
on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
— FOX on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
Up and up
"15 years ago, cancer drugs cost an average of $10,000 a year. Now it’s $10,000 a month."
on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
67 percent of less than 1 percent of refugees
In 2013, the United States "accepted 67 percent of the world’s refugees."
on Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
— FOX on Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
Simple math, but slippery numbers
Taking all the money of the top 1 percent wouldn’t keep Medicare going for three years.
on Thursday, November 19th, 2015
— FOX on Thursday, November 19th, 2015