Playing the ref on Halliburton and the Iraq war
By Angie Drobnic Holan
Published on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 at 4:55 p.m.
Arianna Huffington and Liz Cheney represent opposite ends of the ideological spectrum, so it's no suprise they took different positions on any number of issues.
Huffington, though, asked PolitiFact to check the record when she and Cheney disagreed about the company Halliburton, which was a contractor on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig.
"Here's Halliburton, after it defrauded the American taxpayer (of) hundreds of millions of dollars is involved again," Huffington said of the company, referring to its record during the Iraq war.
We spent several days reviewing government reports, agency audits, hearing transcripts and news stories. We wrestled over where a complicated history should land on the Truth-O-Meter and finally rated it Half True.
And don't forget to check out all our other fact-checks of ABC News' This Week.
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Researchers: Angie Drobnic Holan
Names in this article: Arianna Huffington
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