Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in Corrections and Updates Viral image stated on March 13, 2020 in a viral image: “President Trump, COVID-19 coronavirus: U.S. cases 1,329; U.S. deaths, 38; panic level: mass hysteria. President Obama, H1N1 virus: U.S. cases, 60.8 million; U.S. deaths, 12,469; panic level: totally chill. Do you all see how the media can manipulate your life.” Bernie Sanders stated on February 25, 2020 in in remarks during the South Carolina Democratic primary debate: “(A recent study) said ‘Medicare for All’ will lower health care costs in this country by $450 billion a year and save the lives of 68,000 people who would otherwise have died.” Bernie Sanders stated on February 15, 2020 in a speech in Las Vegas: Says Mike Bloomberg “opposed modest proposals during Barack Obama’s presidency to raise taxes on the wealthy, while advocating for cuts to Medicare and Social Security.” Pete Buttigieg stated on December 9, 2019 in an interview published by The Root: Says that in South Bend, Ind., the "black poverty fell by more than half on my watch." Mark Levin stated on October 3, 2019 in on Fox News's "Hannity": Says the whistleblower hired "left-wing lawyers, left-wing firms, Soros involved in funding one of them." Shelley Moore Capito stated on August 20, 2019 in a Facebook post: "A study shows that households neighboring West Virginia could be on the hook for upwards of $70,000 in the first year alone under the Green New Deal!" Beto O'Rourke stated on July 30, 2019 in in a debate: Says "we lose nearly 40,000 people in this country to gun violence, a number that no other country comes even close to." Barack Obama stated on May 30, 2019 in an on stage interview in Brazil: "Anybody can buy any weapon, any time without much, if any, regulation. They buy it over the internet. They can buy machine guns." Facebook posts stated on March 11, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on hemp paper, grew and smoked marijuana, and said "hemp is of first necessity to the wealth and protection of the country." Ron DeSantis stated on March 5, 2019 in his State of the State address: "I’ve already traveled to Washington, D.C., and secured a historic commitment from the Trump administration to provide assistance to the communities that Michael battered." Tom Cotton stated on November 16, 2018 in a tweet: "There have been no hearings" on a criminal justice bill being considered in the Senate. North Carolina Republican Party stated on August 28, 2018 in a Facebook post: "As hundreds of North Carolinians face long lines at DMV offices around the state, Governor Cooper created a secret DMV office just for his friends." Martha McSally stated on August 23, 2018 in a campaign ad: "While we were in harm’s way in uniform, Kyrsten Sinema was protesting us in a pink tutu and denigrating our service." Donald Trump stated on August 22, 2018 in a tweet: Says the "South African Government is now seizing land from white farmers" and alleges a "large scale killing of farmers" in the country. Corey Stewart stated on June 13, 2018 in in an interview: "I have always condemned … any of these white supremacists or bigots or anything like that." Ted Cruz stated on March 7, 2018 in an interview on CNN's "New Day": "The Obama administration had cut $300 million from school safety." Claire McCaskill stated on October 10, 2017 in a campaign statement: Says Josh Hawley "broke his promise to create a Public Corruption Unit to crack down on the pay-to-play culture of Jefferson City." Andrew Cuomo stated on November 6, 2017 in a conference call: "Bump stocks are already illegal in the state of New York. You can't buy one." Patrick Morrisey stated on October 12, 2017 in a radio interview: Says Evan "Jenkins has the same positions on the issues as Joe Manchin: supporting Hillary (Clinton), supporting cap-and-trade, supporting Planned Parenthood, many tax increases." Crystal Quade stated on August 9, 2017 in a letter: "The governor’s cuts would kick over 8,000 people out of their homes." David Frum stated on August 21, 2017 in a tweet: "No president in history has imposed larger personal lifestyle costs on the taxpayer than Donald Trump." John Moorlach stated on August 4, 2017 in an op-ed: "Crime has been getting worse since Jerry Brown was elected governor." Pat Toomey stated on July 10, 2017 in Morning Joe: Medicaid "is contributing to 70 percent of our budget deficit right now. It’s the one that is in our lap because of Obamacare." Barry Loudermilk stated on May 4, 2017 in an email to constituents: In the House Republican health care bill, "we’re expanding women’s access to health services by redirecting Planned Parenthood dollars to community health centers, which vastly outnumber Planned Parenthood clinics." Ivanka Trump stated on April 25, 2017 in a panel discussion in Berlin, Germany: "The single-largest expense in over half of American households is child care." Phil Berger stated on March 13, 2017 in a the GOP response to Roy Cooper's State of the State speech: Says Republican legislators in North Carolina raised the average teacher's pay "by more than 15 percent in just three years." John Cornyn stated on November 22, 2016 in a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson: Says the Department of Homeland Security didn't request any hours of aerial surveillance for the U.S.-Mexico border from the Department of Defense for 2017. Roger Williams stated on November 16, 2016 in an interview with McClatchy's Washington bureau: "NAFTA allows a lot of trucks from Mexico, for example, to leave there and ... drive straight through without even being inspected." National Republican Congressional Committee stated on November 25, 2016 in a TV ad : Says "Morgan Carroll opposed requiring convicted sex offenders to register their online profiles, making it harder to track online sex offenders and child predators." Sensible Transportation Solutions for Austin PAC stated on October 23, 2016 in an ad in the Austin American-Statesman: Says Austin Mayor Steve Adler’s transportation plans linked to Proposition 1 on the ballot remove "27+ miles of traffic lanes around the city," replacing "them with lanes dedicated to usage by bicycles" and buses.