A long path to reversal on a contentious bill
Says Bernie Sanders "has reversed his position on immunity" for gun manufacturers and sellers.
He sure did
Says Marco Rubio "knows full well I voted for his amendment to increase military spending to $697 billion."
Job creation stats show positive
"Our businesses have created jobs every single month since (Obamacare) became law."
Trump earns his first True
Says American polling shows Russian President Vladimir Putin has "an 80 percent approval rating."
The United States spends "almost three times per capita what they spend in the U.K." on health care and "50 percent more than they pay in France."
Geneva Conventions say don't target civilians
"If you are going to kill the families of terrorists, realize that there's something called the Geneva Convention we're going to have to pull out of."
The Saudis see Iran, Yemen more threatening
"Instead of fighting ISIS, (the Saudis) have focused more on a campaign to oust Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen."
Some have taken Obama's words out of context
When President Barack Obama said ISIS, or ISIL, was contained, he "was responding very specifically to the geographic expansion of ISIL in Iraq and Syria."
The top marginal rate was 91 percent, actually
Says income tax rates under Eisenhower were as high as 90 percent.
The Good (and comparatively brief) Book
"There are more words in the IRS code than there are in the Bible."
Five nays in two years
"Sen. Sanders did vote five times against the Brady bill."
He's proud of it
Club for Growth
Says Donald Trump "supports eminent domain" and the Supreme Court’s Kelo decision.
A matter of the federal budget process
"There’s no money" for Planned Parenthood in the bill that would keep the government open.
Weed packs a bigger punch
"The marijuana that kids are smoking today is not the same as the marijuana that Jeb Bush smoked 40 years ago."
Other laws introduced, not passed
"I'm the only governor in America ... who signed a law that says there needs to be an independent investigation any time there's a death of someone in police custody."
Passed Russia in one calculation in 2014
"Saudi Arabia has the third-largest military budget in the entire world."
Both are rare
"You’re more likely to get struck by lightning in Texas" than find in-person voter fraud.
A full flip, with an odd twist
Says Donald Trump has "changed his mind" on abortion.
A dramatic disparity
"African-American children are 500 percent more likely to die from asthma than white kids."
The ambassador used Gmail, from his bathroom
"(Hillary Clinton's State Department) actually admonished one of her ambassadors because he wasn’t using the proper server."
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