Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Statements about Federal Budget

True

We read the reports so you don't have to

Mostly False

7 would be more accurate, maybe more

True

He voted against the bipartisan compromise

Pants on Fire!

Cassidy voted for the same budget deal

Mostly False

For today's retirees, Medicare is a VERY good deal

 National Republican Senatorial Committee

National Republican Senatorial Committee

Says cuts to Medicare affect people who have already "paid in. We paid for it."

— National

Half-True

An old, problematic talking point

True

It’s half a mountain now

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

"We cut our deficits by more than half."

— Wisconsin

Pants on Fire!

Documents and multiple interviews say otherwise

True

It was costly to the government and the economy

Mostly True

Let the states decide, Ernst says