Remains of recession
"Since 2008, we have cut 5,000 positions" from Virginia public schools.
Something to chew on
"There is a federal criminal law that says it's a crime to transport dentures across state lines."
Obama avoids broadbrushing Muslims
Says President Barack Obama "will not utter the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ and as matter of policy, nobody in the administration will say the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism.’"
An unhistorical claim
Says Thomas Jefferson helped "craft" the Constitution.
Depends on length of sentence
"It costs a hell of a lot more money to put somebody in jail than send them to the University of Virginia."
An embellished story
"When I became governor, I inherited a large deficit. You know what? We just turned that into the largest surplus in Virginia history."
Messy interpretation of a messy situation
On the VA: "Over 300,000 veterans have died waiting for care."
Doesn't add up
The Koch Brothers are "spending more money than either the Democratic or Republican parties" in the 2016 elections.
Misinterprets 21-year-old study
"It has been estimated that nearly 40 percent of all guns sold in America are sold by private, unlicensed sellers either online or through gun shows."
Not even close
"Sixty-one percent of our bridges are in trouble."
No such data
Says "only about 2 percent" of gun sales in Virginia are not subject to background checks.
Sanders mostly targets the richest, not 'you people'
Says Bernie Sanders is going to "tax you people at 90 percent."
Said during reference to middle class
"We have the highest tax rate anywhere in the world."
Bad times come, but don't stay long
The Washington D.C.-area "never has a recession."
Just the opposite
Dan Gecker voted to "double vehicle registration fees, costing (Chesterfield) county residents over $6 million annually."
Virginia’s current unemployment rate is "the lowest in Virginia history."
Trumped up charge
Glen Sturtevant is "against smaller class sizes."
Right number, wrong reason
"It's estimated we leave somewhere north of $350 billion a year - that's billion - a year on the table uncollected because IRS doesn't have the resources."
Measured by median household income
"Six of the 10 richest counties in the United States surround Washington, D.C."
On the main GOP presidential debate: "Not one candidate on the debate stage has military experience … "
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