Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Statements about Deficit

True

It’s half a mountain now

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

"We cut our deficits by more than half."

— Wisconsin

True

Federal government covers all costs

Mostly True

Blame is shared, trend is clear

Mostly False

Not a ton, but more than one

False

Wrong on amount under Obama, overstates blame

False

Deficit reduction measures included tax hikes

Half-True

Sure, but same bills sought major deficit reduction

Mostly False

Even feds don’t know how many they have

False

Silence doesn't equal support

True

The feds delivered the mail back then, but not much else.