Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Elizabeth Warren Elizabeth Warren stated on September 12, 2019 in a Democratic debate in Houston: "54 senators said, let's do background checks, let's get rid of assault weapons, and with 54 senators it failed because of the filibuster." Elizabeth Warren stated on September 4, 2019 in a CNN town hall on climate change: "70% of the pollution of the carbon that we're throwing into the air comes from three industries." Elizabeth Warren stated on July 22, 2019 in a post on Medium: "The country is now in a manufacturing recession." Elizabeth Warren stated on March 27, 2019 in a policy paper posted on Medium: Mergers and integration in agribusiness "squeeze" family farms, and "the result is that farmers are getting a record-low amount of every dollar Americans spend on food." Elizabeth Warren stated on February 19, 2019 in a policy announcement on Medium: "The high cost of child care is the No. 1 reason people give for having fewer children than they’d like." Elizabeth Warren stated on February 4, 2019 in a Facebook post: "By rubber-stamping the Bayer-Monsanto merger, the Justice Department is handing control over one quarter of the world's seeds and pesticides market to one ginormous agribusiness." Elizabeth Warren stated on January 2, 2019 in an interview on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show: With the Republican tax law, "the rich folks got $1.5 trillion." Elizabeth Warren stated on July 25, 2016 in a speech at the Democratic convention: "Donald Trump said he was excited for the 2008 housing crash that devastated millions of American families, because he thought it would help him scoop up more real estate on the cheap." Elizabeth Warren stated on September 26, 2015 in a speech: Student loans from the federal government issued between 2007 and 2012 are on target "to produce $66 billion in profits for the United States government." Elizabeth Warren stated on May 5, 2015 in remarks at the Institute for New Economic Thinking: Proposed fast-track legislation allows presidents to "easily use a future trade deal to override our domestic financial rules."