Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Statements about Bipartisanship

Mostly False

Support broke largely along partisan lines

True

Wyden worked with Ryan but doesn't endorse latest plan

Half-True

First a fighter, then a deal-maker

Mostly False

Well, five Democratic votes out of 234

False

GOP reached out to several House Democrats

Half-True

McConnell also said he'd meet the president halfway

True

For most years, he didn't even have a Democratic majority

Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton

"I never had a filibuster-proof Senate."

— National

Full Flop

During campaign, Obama was no fan of 50-plus-one

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

On reconciliation

— National

True

Yes, thanks to popularity with Republicans