Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Statements about Veterans

Pants on Fire!

Cassidy voted for the same budget deal

Mostly False

The timing doesn't line up

Mostly True

It's pretty darn close

Pants on Fire!

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

False

Some big veterans groups didn't like the bill either

False

Veterans pensions, workers' comp were among programs in place then

Half-True

Cuts are not to VA budget

Half-True

Winning the battles but losing the war?

Mostly False

IEDs are easily the biggest killer, but they account for 50-60 percent of U.S. deaths

True

Most veterans have lower-than-average unemployment. Not so for post-9/11 vets

True

It could happen, most likely for new claims

Mostly False

San Juan and Saigon -- easy to confuse.

Dale Peterson

Dale Peterson

Says he was "a Marine during Vietnam."

— National