Statements about Debates
"The sequester is not something that I've proposed. It is something that Congress has proposed."
Says Mitt Romney wants to add $2 trillion to defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.
Says Barack Obama was silent on Iran "when the students took to the streets in Tehran and the people there protested, (and) the Green Revolution occurred."
Says Mitt Romney "just gave a speech a few weeks ago" and said "we should still have troops in Iraq."
Says Mitt Romney was clear that he "would not provide government assistance to the U.S. auto companies, even if they went through bankruptcy."
"The president said he was going to create daylight between ourselves and Israel."
"A few months ago when you were asked what's the biggest geopolitical threat facing America, you said Russia."
"George Bush never suggested that we eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood."
Says Mitt Romney suggested that "employers should be able to make the decision as to whether or not a woman gets contraception through her insurance coverage."
Says Barack Obama began his presidency "with an apology tour."
Says President Obama waited two weeks to call the attack in Libya "terror."
Says Mitt Romney refused to say whether he'd sign the Lilly Ledbetter bill.
When Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts, he "stood in front of a coal plant and pointed at it and said, ‘This plant kills.’"
"There's not one Democrat who endorses" the Romney-Ryan Medicare plan.
Says Obama was in New York City the same day as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but went on a TV show instead of meeting with him.
The federal tax code has "loopholes that are giving incentives for companies that are shipping jobs overseas."
"In one year, (President Obama) provided $90 billion in breaks to the green energy world … into solar and wind, to Solyndra and Fisker and Tesla and Ener1."
Says 50 million people would lose their health insurance if Obamacare is repealed.
Says President Obama has "doubled" the deficit.
"Pre-existing conditions are covered under my (health care) plan."
How to contact us:
We want to hear your suggestions and comments. For tips or comments on our campaign promise database, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the promise number. For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.
Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Browse The Obameter:
Keep up to date with Politifact National: