Administration said 7 million was 'success'
The Obama administration offered "no magic number" of people that needed to sign up for health care on the marketplaces.
Initial claim wrong; clarification is true but not that meaningful
The Murray-Ryan deal "is the first divided-government budget agreement since 1986."
He's just following the law
Says Marco Rubio endorsed Obamacare for his own family.
The "loophole" is real; Obama's role is minimal
"By using a little-known loophole ... Obama minions are allowing Nestle Company to export precious fresh water out of Lake Michigan."
"Kicking and screaming"? Not really
"The administration was kicking and screaming all the way with these sanctions being put in place (on Iran)."
Separation of powers prevents broader action
President Barack Obama has the "power to stop deportation for all undocumented immigrants in this country."
True initially, but not so much recently
"If you survey, most (North Carolina) Democrats also agree with our (election) laws and voter ID."
Downplays the thrust of the law
"The (health care) law does not demand that all of these cancellations go out."
He cherry-picked his data
"Under President (George W.) Bush, prosecution of gun crimes was 30 percent higher than it is under President Obama."
Growth is slow but not that slow
"In the last four years, our economy has grown on average 0.9 percent a year."
Attack on Landrieu oversold at best
Americans for Prosperity
Says "new mandates are already reducing full-time employment."
Congress, criminals, Scientologists and other groups are exempt from Obamacare.
Applies limited findings to everybody
"In 45 out of 50 states, on average men are seeing their premiums double, going up 99 percent. Women up 62 percent."
How many Liberty Bonds are still at liberty?
"Woodrow Wilson borrowed $30 billion to fund World War I in 1917. That money has not been paid back. And we are still paying interest on it."
Statements and votes undermine his claim
"I never was in favor of shutting down the government. … (I) voted to fund the government fully."
It did rise, but he gets most of the key numbers wrong
"We went from $160 billion deficit spending in (President George W.) Bush's last year to $1.6 trillion the following year."
Not to "friends," and not so special
The "president has given 1,100 special waivers to his friends" for Obamacare.
He vetoed some equal pay bills, signed others
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Chris Christie "cut equal pay for women, calling it 'senseless bureaucracy.' "
Not a single Republican ultimately voted for bill
"The United States Senate — Democrats and Republicans — (voted) to keep our government open."
Three are bigger over the next decade
With Obamacare, "we're fixing to get hit with the biggest entitlement program the American taxpayers have ever seen."
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