Statements we say are Half-True
Says Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., "voted to raise the Social Security retirement age on us."
Says Mitch McConnell voted "two times against the Violence Against Women Act."
"The startup rate of Hispanic businesses is three times the national rate."
Top U.S. intelligence officials have told "every member of Congress, including the president, we’re about to be attacked in a serious way because (of) the threat emanating from Syria and Iraq."
In the "do-nothing Senate," there are 352 House bills "sitting on Harry Reid’s desk awaiting action," including 55 introduced by Democrats.
The Obama administration's policies "have reduced minority dropout rate by 25 percent."
"We spend $18 billion a year on making sure that the federal government has immigrant enforcement agents. That's more than DEA and the ATF and the FBI and all the other enforcement (agencies) combined."
"This president has offered fewer executive actions than almost any other president preceding his presidency in recent history."
Says Alison Lundergan Grimes "supports Obamacare, which cuts $700 billion from seniors’ Medicare."
Says he "voted for disaster relief and full funding of FEMA."
The Obama administration estimates the number of children at the border is "going to increase to 150,000 to 200,000 next year."
"Congressman (Tom) Cotton is the only Arkansan in Congress -- Democrat or Republican -- to vote against disaster relief five times."
The Export-Import Bank "doesn’t cost taxpayers anything."
"I don't own a single stock or bond … I have no savings accounts."
"Thom Tillis cut almost $500 million from education."
Says Hillary Clinton’s approval rating went from 70 percent to 52 percent in 18 months.
"It was Dan Sullivan who wrote a bill to cut Alaskans out of those decisions" about where they can hunt and fish.
"Sen. McConnell says it's not his job to bring jobs to Kentucky."
Says Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., only needs about 40,000 to 50,000 votes to win election to Congress compared with the 120,000 votes King needs, because Waters has a higher immigrant population.
If you work 40 hours a week at the proposed minimum wage of $10.10 an hour, "you get out of poverty."
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