Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Statements about Federal Budget

Half-True

Both parties have offered extensions.

True

Federal government covers all costs

Mostly False

Initial claim wrong; clarification is true but not that meaningful

Mostly False

Scott bashed Obama but dodged endorsing the shutdown

 Florida Democratic Party

Florida Democratic Party

Gov. Rick Scott "backed the federal shutdown."

— Florida

Mostly True

A claim with verisimilitude

True

A consistent 'no'

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio

"I did not support the sequester."

— Florida

True

It's right, but not by much

False

Another case of faulty budget stats

Mostly True

Blame is shared, trend is clear

Mostly True

Not a federal initiative, but some federal incentives

Mostly False

Statements and votes undermine his claim

Mostly False

It did rise, but he gets most of the key numbers wrong

False

Not all the federal employees were furloughed.