Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Rush Holt Rush Holt stated on August 5, 2013 in a Democratic primary U.S. Senate seat campaign TV ad: "We need to pass a carbon tax to stop climate change. Break up the Wall Street banks. And stop the government spying on innocent Americans. Cory Booker doesn’t support any of these ideas." Rush Holt stated on July 20, 2012 in an e-mail newsletter: "As we watch the news from Colorado with horror and sympathy for the families, we should remember that each day more than 80 Americans are killed by gunfire, unnecessary tragedies."