Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Sherrod Brown Sherrod Brown stated on April 9, 2018 in a speech to the City Club of Cleveland: "Right now in Ohio 200,000 people are getting opioid treatment because they have insurance under the Affordable Care Act." Sherrod Brown stated on July 28, 2016 in a speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention: Says Donald Trump "proposes tax cuts, too -- $3 trillion for millionaires like himself and $2 trillion for corporations like his." Sherrod Brown stated on March 23, 2012 in a news release: Says excessive speculation is pushing up oil prices and a recent report estimates it "adds 56 cents to every gallon of gasoline siphoned from the pump." Sherrod Brown stated on January 18, 2012 in a news release: "More than one in five of veterans aged 20 to 24 can’t find a job to support their family or to ease the transition to civilian life." Sherrod Brown stated on May 10, 2011 in a fundraising letter: "Eighty-seven percent of private insurance plans currently include (abortion) coverage." Sherrod Brown stated on January 19, 2011 in a telephone news conference: Says that Republicans "bragged about how every bill was going to be paid for, right from the beginning" and that the first vote, the repeal of health care reform, violated that rule. Sherrod Brown stated on January 11, 2011 in an MSNBC interview: Under federal law, Jared Loughner "would not have been able to buy a gun" had he been identified as mentally ill. Sherrod Brown stated on November 30, 2010 in an MSNBC interview : "Understand, this is unemployment insurance. It’s not welfare, as a lot of my Republican colleagues like to suggest it is. You pay into it when you’re working. You get help when you’re not." Sherrod Brown stated on November 11, 2010 in a news release: More than 10 years of free trade "has brought a $2 billion per day trade deficit."