Statements about Cap and Trade

False

Even Republicans are warming

False

Existing programs haven't devastated anything

False

Evidence says he doesn't

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum

Says Mitt Romney supports cap and trade.

— National

False

Except when he did favor it

Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich

"I never favored cap and trade."

— National

Mostly True

His energy policies stay the same either way

False

Evidence beyond flimsy

Half-True

It depends on what your definition of "handout" is

 National Taxpayers Union

National Taxpayers Union

Proposed tax changes are a "handout" to BP.

— National

Half-True

Might halve foreign oil imports, but not overall consumption

Half-True

Current proposal would reduce impact on the poor

False

Global measurements don't show cooling

Mostly False

The CBO says it is more likely to be a wash

Mostly False

Cherry-picking a price 26 years in the future

Full Flop

The tale of the treehugger turned skeptic

Tim Pawlenty

Tim Pawlenty

On a cap-and-trade plan.

— National

False

But polls show majority support

 Investor's Business Daily

Investor's Business Daily

"Cap-and-trade is wildly unpopular with Americans."

— National