Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Jeb Bush Jeb Bush stated on February 5, 2016 in a column posted on Medium.com: "Barack Obama will somehow manage to add more than $8 trillion to the national debt, which is more debt than the 43 presidents who held office before him compiled together." Jeb Bush stated on January 24, 2016 in a post on Medium: "My two appointments to the Florida Supreme Court, Raul Cantero and Kenneth Bell, have earned reputations as its most consistent conservatives." Jeb Bush stated on January 21, 2016 in an editorial board interview with the Concord Monitor: "90 percent of all pain medications are prescribed in the United States." Jeb Bush stated on December 15, 2015 in a GOP debate on CNN: "Two months ago, Donald Trump said that ISIS was not our fight." Jeb Bush stated on December 6, 2015 in an interview on 'This Week' : "Up until recently, 75 percent of all the sorties that left the base came back without dropping their ordnances, because there was such a concern about making sure that there were no civilian casualties." Jeb Bush stated on November 29, 2015 in an interview on "Face the Nation": "It is already in the law that there is a requirement to screen (refugees) for religion." Jeb Bush stated on November 18, 2015 in a speech at the Citadel: For NATO exercises, "we don’t have enough of our own hardware and equipment even for training purposes. So the Brits are spotting us choppers." Jeb Bush stated on November 15, 2015 in comments on CNN's "State of the Union": "It takes almost a year for a refugee to be processed in the United States." Jeb Bush stated on November 1, 2015 in comments on "Meet the Press": "If you look at the three people on the (debate) stage from the United States Senate, all three of them have a combined two bills that became law that they've sponsored." Jeb Bush stated on October 21, 2015 in a post on his website: "The federal government owns about half of the West, yet it continues to acquire more land." Jeb Bush stated on September 16, 2015 in the CNN debate: "When he (Donald Trump) asked Florida to have casino gambling, we said no." Jeb Bush stated on July 27, 2015 in a Telemundo News interview: Says in 2002, he "won more Hispanic votes than Anglo votes, 60 percent in the state." Jeb Bush stated on June 2, 2015 in a speech at Gov. Rick Scott's economic summit in Orlando: Says that during his eight years as Florida governor, "we created 1.3 million net new jobs -- more jobs created than Texas." Jeb Bush stated on May 1, 2015 in an interview with reporters at the North Carolina GOP headquarters: "There are more poor people today as a percentage of our population than the 1970s." Jeb Bush stated on April 10, 2015 in a speech to the NRA: Florida has the most concealed weapon permits in the nation, "nearly double that of the second state, which is Texas." Jeb Bush stated on March 13, 2015 in a business roundtable in New Hampshire: Florida is "one of the few states that has actually had a narrowing of the achievement gap based on income, or based on race or ethnicity." Jeb Bush stated on February 4, 2015 in a speech in Detroit: "Millions of people have given up looking for work altogether." Jeb Bush stated on November 20, 2014 in a speech: The Orange County, Florida, school board "voted to make it impossible for a student to receive a grade below 50." Jeb Bush stated on July 23, 2014 in an op-ed in the "Wall Street Journal": "By some estimates, as few as 2 percent of the 50,000 (Central American) children who have crossed the border illegally this year have been sent home." Jeb Bush stated on May 12, 2014 in a speech at the Manhattan Institute: "U.S. teenagers have now fallen behind their counterparts in Ireland, Poland and even Vietnam in math and science." Jeb Bush stated on June 14, 2013 in a speech at the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference: "Immigrants are more fertile." Jeb Bush stated on March 15, 2013 in a speech at CPAC: "Already, a prototype driverless car has traveled more than 300,000 miles in the crowded maze of California streets without a single accident." Jeb Bush stated on January 9, 2011 in an opinion article in the 'Miami Herald': "A record number of Hispanics were elected to the U.S House of Representatives..." Jeb Bush stated on January 3, 2011 in a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece.: "In 1998, nearly half of Florida's fourth-graders were functionally illiterate. Today, 72% of them can read."