Monday, November 24th, 2014

Statements about Congressional Rules

Mostly False

Neither he nor lawmakers really go on vacation

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Congress is on "vacation."

— National

Half-True

General tune is right; vote number is not

Half-True

Right on paper, but an oversimplification in practice

Full Flop

Against the change in 2005, for it now

Full Flop

For the change in 2005, against it now

Full Flop

Against the change in 2005, for it now

Half-True

The numbers are more art than science

False

Two Democratic votes out of 190 isn't bipartisan

Mostly False

Not a single Republican ultimately voted for bill

False

Inserted ellipses changed the meaning of House rule