Measured one way, not another
Under his tax plan, "the greatest gains, percentage-wise," will be "at the lower end of our plan."
Difference between raw numbers and rate
"We have record numbers of people living in poverty."
The only estimate, but it's not very reliable
Among manufacturers with fewer than 50 employees, "the average cost in terms of regulations is $34,000 per employee."
UPDATED: Latest Census data shows beginning of new trend
"For the first time in 35 years, we have more businesses closing than starting."
Cherrypicking in the marketplace
Because of Obamacare "people’s premiums ... are going up 35, 45, 55 percent."
Make up your mind
Says as secretary of state she was reserving judgment about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and "hoped it would be the gold standard."
Not by the official statistics
"African-American youth unemployment is 51 percent. Hispanic youth unemployment is 36 percent."
The U.S. isn't handing Iran a check
"We've just now given over $100 billion" to Iran, "the equivalent in U.S. terms is $5 trillion."
Not the only way of measuring spending
"I cut state spending more than anybody (in the 2016 GOP field)."
The deal doesn't sunset, but portions of it certainly do
The nuclear agreement with Iran "never sunsets. There's no sunset in this agreement."
By one yardstick, not by another
"I'm the only (Republican) candidate that has actually reduced the size of government."
More outsourcing to China
"Our companies are moving into Mexico more than almost any other place right now."
More like a handful
"Many of the great scholars say that anchor babies are not covered" by the 14th Amendment.
Defining border security is subjective
Says "56 percent of (the U.S.-Mexico) border is not under our control."
Some missing context, but correct figure
"The annual cost of free tax credits alone paid to illegal immigrants quadrupled to $4.2 billion in 2011."
Data lacking, but trend is real for younger Americans
The number of people who "believe in socialism ... is increasing."
Cherry-picks a high estimate
Says "if the (Iran nuclear) deal gets rejected, they still get" $150 billion.
Singling out Bush for a widespread problem
"F: The grade given to Florida for college affordability under Jeb Bush's leadership."
Not quite double
There has been a 100 percent "increase in student debt under this Democratic White House."
Lots of people thought he won, but even more thought he lost
"Every poll said I won the debate."
© 2016 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
1100 Connecticut Ave. NW • Suite 440 • Washington, DC 20036 • 202-463-0571
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise