Latest Half-True Fact-checks in California Gavin Newsom stated on November 19, 2023 in a statement on X: In Florida, “any woman who has an abortion after six weeks — and any doctor who gives her care — will be guilty of a felony.” Gavin Newsom stated on September 27, 2023 in an interview with Sean Hannity: “We are more energy independent today” under President Joe Biden. Ron DeSantis stated on June 7, 2023 in a roundtable discussion.: “A place like California, they give (immigrants in the country illegally) benefits. They give unemployment checks.” Ashley Hinson stated on March 6, 2022 in a tweet: California has instituted a "bacon ban." Breitbart stated on September 13, 2021 in an article: “Polling center tells some Republicans they ‘already voted’" in the California recall election. Gavin Newsom stated on August 9, 2021 in a tweet: “California is moving folks out of encampments, into safe housing and getting them the mental health services they need.” Instagram posts stated on May 3, 2021 in an Instagram post: “After California taxes, Trey Lance's $34.1M rookie deal becomes just $16M." Gavin Newsom stated on March 9, 2021 in a State of the State Address: “California’s [COVID-19] death rate has remained one of the lowest per capita in the nation: 134 deaths per 100,000, compared to 158 nationally, 153 in Texas and 247 in New York.” Doug LaMalfa stated on March 2, 2021 in a constituent email.: Voting-rights legislation proposed by Democrats in Congress called H.R. 1 “would force states to restore the voting rights of convicted felons—including violent felons convicted of murder or rape.” Xavier Becerra stated on February 24, 2021 in statements at a confirmation hearing: “I have never sued a nun — any nuns.” Donald Trump stated on August 16, 2020 in a Wall Street Journal op-ed: “For the past three years, the state senator who represents Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco, has led a push to abolish single-family zoning in California.” Paul Sperry stated on August 12, 2020 in a tweet: “DEVELOPING: Kamala’s sister takes hydroxychloroquine.” Facebook posts stated on July 24, 2020 in social media posts: Social media posts claim the U.S. Postal Service “says you should give mail in ballots at least 14 days roundtrip. So, if you plan to vote by mail, election day isn’t November 3. It’s October 20th.” Bernie Sanders stated on March 4, 2020 in a news conference: "If you look at California, if you look at people of color in general, African-Americans, Latinos, Asian-Americans, we won that big time. Big time. Not even close.” Gavin Newsom stated on February 19, 2020 in a State of the State Address: "Back in 2005, when we did that first point-in-time count, there were over 188,000 thousand people that were deemed homeless in the state of California. … That’s 35,000 more than we have today.” Tom Steyer stated on October 15, 2019 in a Democratic presidential debate: "People haven't had a raise -- 90 percent of Americans have not had a raise for 40 years." Bernie Sanders stated on August 22, 2019 in a campaign speech: "Some 200,000 people are in jail for the crime of being poor and not being able to afford bail." Kamala Harris stated on June 27, 2019 in a Democratic presidential debate: Says "I disagreed" with President Obama’s Secure Communities deportation program Kamala Harris stated on April 17, 2019 in a podcast: "It's clear in our country right now, almost half of American families are a $400 unexpected expense away from complete upheaval." Donald Trump stated on February 5, 2019 in a State of the Union Address: San Diego’s border barrier "almost completely ended illegal crossings." Ricardo Lara stated on October 24, 2018 in full-page newspaper ads: As California's Insurance Commissioner, "Steve Poizner pledged to block immigrant children from ever getting MediCal health insurance." House Majority PAC stated on October 9, 2018 in a TV ad: Says U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters "took $213,000 from insurance interests" and that she supported a plan that "strips protections for people with pre-existing conditions and slaps an age tax on older Californians." John Cox stated on October 8, 2018 in a campaign debate: Says Gavin Newsom "didn’t solve the homeless problem at all" as mayor of San Francisco, "and it’s gotten worse." Yes on 10 campaign stated on September 28, 2018 in a TV advertisement: California’s rent control measure Proposition 10 would have "No effect on homeowners" Ro Khanna stated on September 12, 2018 in a Facebook post: "Most Americans don’t own stocks." John Cox stated on July 30, 2018 in a Fox Business Network interview: "Fully half the people — our research is showing half the people — in (California) want to leave." Kevin McCarthy stated on August 15, 2018 in a speech: Studies are showing California’s wildfires "are producing more emissions than all of our cars are doing." Ted Lieu stated on June 16, 2018 in a tweet: "Every day over 450,000 Americans sit in jail not because they've been convicted of anything, but because they are too poor to pay bail & don't have high powered attorneys." Gavin Newsom stated on May 21, 2018: Says the California state auditor "found (John) Chiang lost track of $31 billion dollars," as state controller. John Cox stated on April 23, 2018 in a campaign TV ad: GOP candidate for California governor Travis Allen "on the floor vote … refused to join Republicans opposing driver licenses for illegal aliens."