"You know our current president is (Muslim). You know he's not even an American."
That beard is history
The government "made accommodation to the Fort Hood shooter to let him grow a beard" for religious reasons.
Her description is a bit garbled
One of the Planned Parenthood videos shows "a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking, while someone says, 'We have to keep it alive to harvest its brain.' "
Rubio missed a third of votes
Says Marco Rubio has "the worst voting record there is today."
Mexico has one, plus 31 more countries
Says Mexico doesn't have birthright citizenship, and Americans are the "only ones" to have it.
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."
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."
Cruz has taken the hardest, most consistent line
"A majority of the men and women on this stage have previously and publicly embraced amnesty. I am the only candidate on this stage who has never supported amnesty."
Repeats a debunked claim
Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker turned a $1 billion surplus into a $2.2 billion budget deficit.
Trump butchers title but message is on point
"The top man at Yale Law School came out ... with just a raging report" about former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, saying she is "one of the worst executives in his memory in history running the company."
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."
Even in worst-case scenario, deal would make it harder to get a bomb
"The Iran Deal will facilitate and accelerate the nation of Iran acquiring nuclear weapons."
Unions played a much bigger role
"Unions did not create" the eight-hour work day and the 40-hour work week. "Henry Ford did."
Not the only way of measuring spending
"I cut state spending more than anybody (in the 2016 GOP field)."
Oft-quoted stat is largely correct
"Twenty-three million Americans suffer from addiction, but only 1 in 10 get treatment."
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."
Wrong person, wrong study
The claim that 97 percent of scientists believe humans are causing climate change has been debunked by the "head" of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. "That number was pulled out of thin air."
Not bribes, and not 'from Iran'
Democratic Sens. Ed Markey, Al Franken and Jeanne Shaheen "took Bribes From Iran … They Back Insane NUKE Deal."
'Two orders of mischaracterization'
"The most recent survey of climate scientists said about 57 percent don’t agree with the idea that 95 percent of the change in the climate is caused by CO2."
Nonexistent proposal would be unrealistic
The Obama administration is "proposing to mine another 10 billion tons of Wyoming coal, which would unleash three times more carbon pollution than Obama's Clean Power Plan would even save through 2030."
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