Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Statements about Congressional Rules

Mostly False

Neither he nor lawmakers really go on vacation

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Congress is on "vacation."

— National

Mostly False

Working from home

Half-True

General tune is right; vote number is not

False

Free to speak

Half-True

A phrase can take on a life of its own

Dennis Hastert

Dennis Hastert

"There never really was a 'Hastert Rule.' "

— PunditFact

Half-True

Right on paper, but an oversimplification in practice

Full Flop

Against the change in 2005, for it now

Full Flop

For the change in 2005, against it now

Full Flop

Against the change in 2005, for it now

Half-True

The numbers are more art than science

False

Earmarked for inaccuracy

True

$756,905 and counting?