Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Statements about Federal Budget

True

It’s half a mountain now

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

"We cut our deficits by more than half."

— Wisconsin

False

Actually, it's voluntary

Joe  Leibham

Joe Leibham

Says Common Core is a federal mandate.

— Wisconsin

Mostly False

His characterization goes too far

True

Federal government covers all costs

Mostly True

Blame is shared, trend is clear

Mostly True

Not a federal initiative, but some federal incentives

False

Actually, it's much smaller