Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Statements about History

Half-True

There's a big racial gap, but not as big as he says

False

It was about commerce and national interests

Mostly False

Claim overstates the impact

Mostly True

Strongly against, yes. "Overwhelmingly?" Judgment call

Pants on Fire!

He's gone once, and is scheduled to go again in 2014

False

Occasional participants? Maybe. Avid fans? Unlikely.

False

Oldest ever in the House, but not "Congress" as a whole

True

Statistic typically peaks after recessions

True

Crimea and Russia have a long history together