Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Statements about Bipartisanship

Mostly True

Lower than some Senate Republicans

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