Latest False Fact-checks on Marsha Blackburn Marsha Blackburn stated on March 22, 2022 in an interview: Ketanji Brown Jackson "gave a lecture talking about critical race theory as one of the components to consider when you are making decisions on the bench." Marsha Blackburn stated on August 8, 2018 in a speech to farmers: "Hospitals are closing in rural America because they don't have access to high-speed internet." Marsha Blackburn stated on October 1, 2012 in in a letter co-signed with others in Congress.: Signs letter saying Consumer Product Safety Commission is acting "without consultation or input from the company" to stop the sale of Buckyballs. Marsha Blackburn stated on February 29, 2012 in a press release announcing her vote against the Independent Payments Advisory Board.: Says President Obama and his allies in Congress gave "power" to control Medicare patients’ health care decisions to "a commission of 15 unelected bureaucrats in Washington."