Latest Fact-checks in Federal Budget Facebook posts stated on December 21, 2020 in in a Facebook post: Says COVID-19 relief bill “provides more funding to foreign governments and to American arts centers, than to the American people.” Donald Trump stated on October 22, 2020 in the final 2020 presidential debate: “President Obama would never give them long-term funding, and I did … I saved historically Black colleges and universities.” Lucy McBath stated on September 28, 2020 in an ad: Says Karen Handel "slashed the Centers for Disease Control's ability to fight diseases, cutting millions in research funding." Donald Trump stated on October 14, 2020 in a discussion with business leaders: Speaking of the federal debt before the coronavirus pandemic, “we were starting to get that number down.” Tommy Tuberville stated on October 8, 2020 in an ad: Says Doug Jones "has voted to spend our tax dollars on late-term abortions" and "supports abortion up until birth." Josh Hawley stated on August 23, 2020 in a Facebook post: "USPS currently has the most cash on hand in its history, (approximately) $15 billion." Darin LaHood stated on August 24, 2020 in a TV interview: “The post office right now, this year, is operating with about a $12 billion surplus.” Steve Scalise stated on August 30, 2020 in a video: Says Ady Barkan asked Joe Biden, “Do we agree that we can redirect some of the funding for police?” Facebook posts stated on August 23, 2020 in a Facebook post: Says Nancy Pelosi passed a bill awarding a $9 billion contract to her husband’s company. Susan Collins stated on August 1, 2020 in a campaign ad: Says Sara Gideon’s husband’s law firm “took up to $2 million” from the same federal program she “falsely” attacked Susan Collins over. Ron Johnson stated on August 2, 2020 in a TV interview: “Depending on which study you look at, either 68% or 5 out of 6 individuals ... are making more on unemployment than they did on the job.” Bryan Steil stated on July 30, 2020 in a tweet: “3.8% of Wisconsin’s coronavirus funding has been spent.” Mike Pence stated on July 9, 2020 in a speech: “And I heard that just yesterday, Joe Biden said that well-armed police in his words ‘become the enemy’ and he said that he would ‘absolutely cut funding for law enforcement.’” Facebook posts stated on March 25, 2020 in on social media: Nancy Pelosi ordered a 220-seat Boeing 757 to fly to her home state, costing taxpayers nearly $5.8 million annually. Iowa Democratic Party stated on April 21, 2020 in an online statement: Says Joni Ernst "claims she ‘pushed for’ new funding for hospitals and COVID-19 testing after opposing It for weeks.” Andrew Cuomo stated on April 23, 2020 in a news conference: “At the end of the year, we put into that federal pot $116 billion more than we take out,” while Kentucky “takes out $148 billion more than they put in.” Andrew Cuomo stated on April 12, 2020 in a tweet: “Some states, like Montana and Nebraska, are getting more than $300,000 in federal stimulus money per reported COVID-19 case. New York is the hardest-hit state and yet we are getting only about $12,000 per case.” AFL-CIO stated on April 13, 2020 in a Facebook post: "The Postal Service is not losing money because of Amazon. It’s losing money because in 2006, the Republican-led Congress passed a law forcing it to prepay its pensions for 75 years, which no other corporation does ... Without this law, the Postal Service would be turning a profit.” Donald Trump stated on April 6, 2020 in a White House briefing: The Obama administration left Trump with a “stockpile with a cupboard that was bare.” Facebook posts stated on March 27, 2020 in social media: Shows a waitress saying, "I lost my job. But I'll sleep better knowing” that the coronavirus relief bill included funding for the Kennedy Center, refugee resettlement, PBS, and congressional salaries: “Thanks, Democrats” Donald Trump stated on March 24, 2020 in a campaign ad: Says Nancy Pelosi’s coronavirus bill includes “tax credits for solar and wind energy … retirement plans for community newspaper employees … $300 million for PBS … climate change studies” and more. Michael Bloomberg stated on February 26, 2020 in a CNN town hall: Says of President Donald Trump’s actions on the coronavirus: “No. 1, he fired the pandemic team two years ago. No. 2, he's been defunding the Centers for Disease Control.” Facebook posts stated on February 23, 2020 in a Facebook post: “Trump’s farmer bailout is now twice the size of Obama’s GM bailout. The big difference is GM paid their bailout back — with interest.” Facebook posts stated on February 13, 2020 in a Facebook post: “Trump just cut the scheduled federal pay raise, stating that he can’t do it now because of ‘serious economic conditions’ in America.” Tammy Baldwin stated on December 10, 2019 in a tweet: “Over the past two years, climate and weather disaster damage has cost the U.S. over $400 billion.” Facebook posts stated on December 31, 2019 in social media posts: "California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra is putting together plans to raise property tax revenue by eliminating the only thing keeping some people's property tax from sky rocketing, Prop 13." Bernie Sanders stated on December 17, 2019 in a video posted on his presidential campaign’s social media accounts.: "I am very proud that I am the only candidate in the Democratic primary to have voted against all of Trump's defense budgets." Ilhan Omar stated on December 1, 2019 in an interview: The U.S. spends "57 cents on the dollar on defense." Facebook posts stated on September 23, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says Warren Buffett asked people to forward a chain email about the "Congressional Reform Act of 2019." Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee stated on September 29, 2019 in a tweet: Says Thom Tillis voted to support Trump’s emergency declaration to fund the border wall even though it would "raid $80 million from North Carolina."