Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Statements about Federal Budget

Mostly False

"Thousands of earmarks" are part of the budget

Half-True

Obama program at center of attack

False

Estimate is for future, not current, seniors

Half-True

It's just a portion of his voting record

Half-True

It's not exactly free

Full Flop

Reversed 1996 position

Mark Warner

Mark Warner

On a balanced budget amendment.

— Virginia

Mostly False

His characterization goes too far

Mostly False

Defense needed better explanation

True

Perry: It's ok if a state wants to set a minimum

Mostly False

Reports blame management failures, not money woes

Mostly True

Earmark explosion is more of a 1990s thing, though