Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Joe Biden Joe Biden stated on November 20, 2019 in comments during the November Democratic presidential primary debate.: "160 million people like their private insurance." Joe Biden stated on September 12, 2019 in a tweet: "The Obama-Biden Administration did not conduct workplace raids—in fact, it ended them." Joe Biden stated on May 14, 2019 in a campaign event: The 1994 crime bill "did not generate mass incarceration." Joe Biden stated on February 15, 2019 in a tweet: "Since the passage of (the Violence Against Women Act), annual rates of domestic violence have dropped by 63 percent." Joe Biden stated on January 28, 2019 in remarks in Fort Lauderdale: "There was virtually no new business investment" after the 2017 tax law. "The bulk was used to buy back their own stock." Joe Biden stated on July 13, 2016 in a speech in San Diego: "95 percent of the world’s customers are … beyond our shores." Joe Biden stated on March 9, 2015 in a statement released to the media: "The vast majority of our international commitments take effect without congressional approval." Joe Biden stated on July 23, 2014 in a speech to the NAACP in Las Vegas: The Obama administration's policies "have reduced minority dropout rate by 25 percent." Joe Biden stated on June 23, 2014 in the White House Summit on Working Families: "I don't own a single stock or bond … I have no savings accounts." Joe Biden stated on October 11, 2012 in the vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky.: Paul Ryan "cut embassy security in his budget by $300 million below what we asked for." Joe Biden stated on October 11, 2012 in the vice presidential debate: On ending the war in Iraq, "Gov. Romney said that was a tragic mistake, we should have left 30,000 troops there." Joe Biden stated on October 11, 2012 in the vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky.: Says Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would "eliminate the guarantee of Medicare." Joe Biden stated on September 2, 2012 in a speech: Says Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan support "massive cuts in Social Security for future generations." Joe Biden stated on April 1, 2012 in an interview on "Face the Nation": "The bulk of the people who are shot with a weapon — other than these drug gangs taking on one another — end up being shot with their own weapon." Joe Biden stated on April 12, 2012 in a speech in Exeter, N.H.: The 30 percent tax rate called for under President Barack Obama’s proposed Buffett Rule "is lower than the prescribed tax rate for millionaires already -- not just for millionaires, for people making over $200,000." Joe Biden stated on October 12, 2011 in Flint, Mich.: "In 2008, when Flint had 265 sworn officers on their police force, there were 35 murders and 91 rapes in this city. In 2010, when Flint had only 144 police officers, the murder rate climbed to 65, and rapes … climbed to 229." Joe Biden stated on July 18, 2010 in an interview on ABC's This Week: "We're not engaged in nation-building" in Afghanistan. Joe Biden stated on February 14, 2010 in an interview on NBC's 'Meet the Press': Among the money spent on health care in the United States, "46 cents on every dollar spent is through Medicare and Medicaid." Joe Biden stated on March 5, 2009 in a speech in Miami Beach, Fla.: "The average CEO makes $10,000 more every day ... than what the average worker makes every year." Joe Biden stated on October 23, 2008 in a TV interview: "One percent of the American people make over 21 percent of all the income in America. That wasn’t the way before George Bush became president." Joe Biden stated on September 15, 2008 in St. Clair Shores, Mich.: "When George Bush said we shouldn't investigate why the government's response to Hurricane Katrina was so incompetent, John McCain stood with him." Joe Biden stated on August 27, 2008 in Denver: John McCain's tax plan will give no reduction "for 100-million American families." Joe Biden stated on August 27, 2008 in Denver: (McCain) says "we can't have ... timelines to draw down our troops from Iraq." Joe Biden stated on August 23, 2008 in a rally in Springfield, Ill.: Says McCain "supported George Bush's policies 95 percent of the time." Joe Biden stated on October 12, 2007: "First, he said he would take all of our troops out in six months, and now he acknowledges it would take a year." Joe Biden stated on September 14, 2007 in a television ad.: "Joe Biden is the only candidate with a plan to get us out of Iraq and keep us out."