Statements we say are Half-True
If the sequester hits, "hundreds of thousands of Americans will lose access to primary care and preventive care like flu vaccinations and cancer screenings."
"Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of (Medicare’s) health care costs."
Military spending cuts, known as the sequester, were President Barack Obama’s idea.
Says his administration has made "progress" on border enforcement by "putting more boots on the southern border than at any time in our history and reducing illegal crossings to their lowest levels in 40 years."
"Washington, D.C., now has greater population than Wyoming and Vermont, more active duty military than 29 states, more tax revenue than 29 states (and) a larger domestic product than 27 states."
"As a result of National Rifle Association and other private-sector (safety-education) programs, fatal firearms accidents are at the lowest level in 100 years."
"Today, about 40 percent of guns are purchased without a background check."
"Washington, D.C., had some of the strictest gun laws in the country. And when they passed them, violence skyrocketed."
Says Chuck Hagel "opposed sanctions against Iran."
"There are millions of women all across the country who rely on Planned Parenthood for not just contraceptive care; they rely on it for mammograms."
Says Mitt Romney’s plan makes "catastrophic cuts to education."
"We borrow $4 billion every single day, much of it from China."
"Women in Barack Obama's White House are earning less than men."
Says Romney said "we should ask Pakistan for permission" to take a shot at Osama bin Laden.
"Latin America’s economy is almost as big as the economy of China."
"Veterans’ unemployment is actually now lower than (the) general population. It was higher when I came into office."
"A few months ago when you were asked what's the biggest geopolitical threat facing America, you said Russia."
Says Mitt Romney and George Allen "would overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to end safe, legal abortion even in cases of rape, incest or when a woman's life is at risk."
Says his administration put more border patrol agents on the U.S.-Mexico border than at "any time in history, and the flow of undocumented workers across the border is actually lower than it's been in 40 years."
Says his administration has created "5 million jobs … over the last 30 months in the private sector alone."
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