Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Statements about Trade

Half-True

Slip of the tongue doesn't destroy underlying point

Half-True

They opposed anything that looked like a tax increase

False

Geography lesson anyone?

False

Doubling is a goal -- the U.S. is only a third of the way there

False

Designed in U.S., made in China

True

Export ratio tops Nepal, Tonga but trails trade powerhouse Haiti

Mostly True

Recession lessened the daily bill, but it's climbing again

Half-True

You can't lobby for clients if you have no clients

Mostly False

Claim centers on a critical news release that actually prompted changes to the project in question

Half-True

The number is the best available, but leaves out jobs gained through trade deals