Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Statements about Government Efficiency

Half-True

Even with broad definition of welfare, number is high

Half-True

Treasurer's office hasn't closed its doors when he's gone

Mostly True

It's about right, but a lot is checks to individuals

False

No explicit spending cap, but not unlimited spending

Mostly False

Cherry-picked figures

False

Congressional researchers warned the calculation can't be made

Mostly True

Doesn't set the budget, but did reduce internal spending

Josh Mandel

Josh Mandel

Says he "cut the budget."

— Ohio

Mostly True

Preserved the high rating he inherited

True

The city doesn't know for sure -- but his numbers hold up