On Clinton, yes; Bush is less clear
"The CEO of Goldman Sachs let his employees know that he’d be just fine with either Bush or Clinton."
Who has the final word?
The Supreme Court "can’t overrule the other two" branches of government.
They have received nearly 900 scraps of paper
Says the State Department has "had half a year" to respond to a Benghazi document request, yet "I have not gotten a single, solitary scrap of paper."
Washington, Baghdad never settled on a residual force.
"We had an agreement that the president could have signed that would have kept 10,000 troops" in Iraq.
She missed at least one candidate
"Not a single Republican candidate, announced or potential, is clearly and consistently supporting a path to citizenship. Not one."
A majority of that is due to inflation
Says he "raised average family income by 50 percent" during his tenure as Arkansas governor.
Conflating two related, but separate, votes
"We're not allowed to read it (the Trans-Pacific Partnership) before representatives vote on it."
The numbers are valid, the comparison is questionable
"American families work hard to earn $4,250 a month. Obama is spending $18,972 a month on each illegal immigrant child."
No hard evidence for that
Says Howard Zinn, "an anti-American Marxist," wrote "the most popular textbook that's taught in our high schools in America."
'Voted to deport' goes too far
People for the American Way
Says Marco Rubio "voted to deport" young people known as Dreamers.
Wants Congress to weigh in, actually
Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America
"Rand Paul supports Obama's negotiations with Iran."
Clinton's still in the lead
Says according to recent polls, no Republican candidate "is doing better against Hillary Clinton than myself."
All aboard the post-election walk-back tour!
Says Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "didn't change his position" on a two-state solution.
My world's on fire, how 'bout yours?
"Many of the alarmists on global warming, they’ve got a problem because the science doesn’t back them up. In particular, satellite data demonstrate for the last 17 years, there’s been zero warming."
She didn't use those words
Says that "Susan Rice, the president's national security adviser, has already conceded that Iran will have a robust uranium enrichment capability."
Even if true (it's not) would be symbolic
"The Iranian parliament will get to say yes or no on this deal, and I think the United States Congress should have the exact same input into the process."
US actually destroyed thousands of missiles
U.S. military involvement in Libya "allowed thousands of surface-to-air missiles to fall into the hands of radical Islamists."
'Only one' out of two
"The State Department asked all secretaries of state to send their emails over." Hillary Clinton's "the only one who’s done it."
We'll try not to belabor the point
"The labor participation rate is at an all-time low."
One? Sure. Three? Not backed up
"There are at least three sectors of the border, one in particular, that are just completely insecure."
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