Except for all the vetting that goes on
Says "Barack Obama is apparently not for vetting people and saying just anybody can come" to the United States.
No line item, but government spends on violent extremism
Says President Barack Obama’s homeland security budget had "$16 million to fight climate change" but "didn't have a line item to fight violent extremism."
Two dozen narrowly defined
The United States has "10,000 IRS agents making sure that you don't take an improper charity deduction," but to fight terrorism, it has "less than two dozen people focusing on countering violent extremism at home."
8 million in the labor force, but not all employed
Some 8.1 million of the estimated 11 million to 12 million people "in this country illegally are working."
Obama called climate change a serious threat, but didn't say No. 1
Says Barack Obama told the U.S. Coast Guard Academy "that the number one threat to the military and the world today is global warming."
Survey results not that precise
"Twenty-five percent of people in the country have said they changed their email and phone habits because of" the collection of data allowed by the Patriot Act.
Job change not the primary reason
40 percent of illegal immigrants "had a visa and then became illegal," mostly because "they changed jobs."
Lighter security, and “savings” was spent elsewhere
Action by the Milwaukee County Board will "provide the County Executive with the same level of security as the Governor and the Mayor of Milwaukee while saving taxpayers $300,000."
All, or nearly all, presumed dead
"There are still tens of thousands of missing service members from previous and current conflicts that our nation is working to find and repatriate."
More like 15%
"Taxes and fees amount to about 20 percent of a typical $300 round-trip domestic ticket. That’s higher than taxes on products like alcohol, tobacco and firearms."
A clean bill of health for this claim
"Donna Shalala left me with 12 million doses" of smallpox vaccine and "I created enough" to vaccinate "every man, woman and child against smallpox in America."
True, but GOP blocked key bill
Says President Barack Obama promised a "pathway to citizenship" to undocumented immigrants and "didn't deliver jack squat on any of it."
Right across the plate
All travelers -- even babies -- arriving in the U.S. by air must have a passport.
© 2016 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise