One? Sure. Three? Not backed up
"There are at least three sectors of the border, one in particular, that are just completely insecure."
A researcher called the claim 'insane'
"A lot of people who go into prison straight, and when they come out they’re gay."
A persistent and somewhat puzzling drop
"You had more women getting computer sciences degrees in the '80s by a factor of 2-plus than you do now."
Obama said it. Just not 22 times
On immigration, "the president said 22 times, 22 times, that he couldn't do what he eventually did."
A stretch on the number, and the implication
Says President Barack Obama made "unilateral changes" to Obamacare "38 times."
And from Germany, Canada, Australia
"The Clintons' foundation took millions from foreign governments" including United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
Fees, not taxes, and some are modest
The FCC’s net neutrality policy includes what is "essentially a massive tax increase."
But the state prison population increased
Last year, "we saw the first reduction in the federal prison population in 32 years."
A whopper from McDonald
"Nine hundred people have been fired since I became secretary (of Veterans Affairs). We’ve got 60 people that we fired who have manipulated wait times."
No evidence, historians say
Say George Washington said that "when government takes away citizens’ right to bear arms it becomes citizens’ duty to take away government’s right to govern."
Whatever Somali community there is in Delaware is minuscule
"There is a very identifiable Somali community" back home in Delaware.
Congress has long history of weighing in
The current debate over authorizing military action against the Islamic State "would be the first time Congress would place limits on the commander-in-chief's ability to be commander-in-chief."
They're not quite on the verge of extinction
"Monarch butterflies are becoming extinct" because of increased use of crops genetically modified to withstand pesticides.
CDC survey backs him up
"Nearly one in five women in America has been a victim of rape or attempted rape."
Some movement, most still oppose
Alabamians "haven’t changed their opinion" on same-sex marriage since voting to ban it in 2006.
Obama's prior comments tell another story
"Obama has chosen to deny the vicious anti-Semitic motivation of the attack on a kosher Jewish grocery in Paris."
It was about commerce and national interests
"Over 200 years ago, the United States had declared war on Islam, and Thomas Jefferson led the charge!"
If you include high schoolers, senior citizens....
"92 million Americans aren't working."
It has to pass through the Iraqi government
"The Obama administration is refusing to directly arm the Kurds."
Data is a bit fuzzy, but a safe estimate
"Millions of people have given up looking for work altogether."
© 2015 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise