Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Statements about Congress

Mostly False

Assets up but net worth is down

Mostly False

Neither he nor lawmakers really go on vacation

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Congress is on "vacation."

— National

Mostly False

Record says otherwise

True

It was costly to the government and the economy

Mostly False

House didn't but Jackson Lee did

True

She's right, but there's a history of individual suits

Mostly False

The timing doesn't line up

Mostly True

It's pretty darn close

Half-True

It's just a portion of his voting record

Half-True

It's not exactly free

Half-True

Spending went up, but schools felt cuts

Mostly False

Has bipartisan support inside and outside Congress

Mostly True

Earmark explosion is more of a 1990s thing, though

False

GOP family feud on Amash's voting record