Latest Fact-checks in Florida Viral image stated on January 11, 2018 in a Facebook post: "Donald Trump sued the City of Palm Beach when he bought a segregated club, Mar A Lago, to open it to Jews & Blacks." Val Demings stated on January 29, 2020 in the impeachment trial: “All of the aid has not arrived” to Ukraine. Rick Scott stated on January 29, 2020 in a TV ad in Iowa: "Vice President Biden threatened a foreign country and forced them to fire a prosecutor who was investigating a company," that paid his son Hunter. Bernie Sanders stated on January 13, 2020 in a Sun Sentinel op ed: "In Florida children are required to take their first standardized test within 30 days of beginning kindergarten and Gov. DeSantis wants to extend that requirement to preschoolers." Frederica Wilson stated on December 12, 2019 in a hearing: Says Betsy DeVos is the "most unpopular person in our government." Greg Steube stated on December 4, 2019 in a House judiciary committee hearing: "We provided terrorists in Iraq more rights and due process in the Central Criminal Court of Iraq" than House Democratic leadership has afforded President Donald Trump in the impeachment inquiry. Nikki Fried stated on October 29, 2019 in a pre-legislative media forum: While previous clemency boards granted restoration of civil rights to thousands of Floridians, "so far this year, under this clemency board, four (felons) have gotten their rights back." Joe Gruters stated on November 6, 2019 in a Tampa Bay Times forum: "All the Democrats on the entire stage — every Democratic candidate said they want to give free health care to illegals." Matt Gaetz stated on October 21, 2019 in a tweet: "Barack Obama put a permanent stop on this military aid to the Ukraine - he never allowed it to go." Nikki Fried stated on October 12, 2019 in a speech to the Florida Democratic Party: "Hemp has 25,000-35,000 known usages. That means it is going to be something that will replace plastics, and styrofoam and concrete." Florida Democratic Party stated on September 30, 2019 in a tweet: "$575 billion cut from Medicare in Trump’s proposed 2020 budget." Republican Party of Florida stated on September 20, 2019 in a tweet: The Green New Deal "would put a $600,000 tax burden on every household." Rick Scott stated on September 11, 2019 in a statement to The Guardian: When Rick Scott was governor, Florida "invested record funding in HIV/AIDS prevention." Dave Aronberg stated on August 26, 2019 in an interview on MSNBC: Florida’s red flag gun law has been used "about five times a day." Matt Gaetz stated on August 10, 2019 in an interview on Fox News: In Australia "they went and confiscated all the guns. You know who did what Australia did? Venezuela." Donna Shalala stated on July 21, 2019 in an interview on CBSMiami with Jim DeFede: Says children at Homestead migrant facility "get 30 minutes over a month to talk to family members. If they were in a prison — a federal prison — they would get 300 minutes." Greg Steube stated on July 12, 2019 in a tweet: "Terrorists who are currently being held at Guantanamo Bay can be transferred to a neighborhood near you" as a result of House Democrats’ actions on the National Defense Authorization Act. Rick Scott stated on July 8, 2019 in a tweet: "Americans are traveling to Canada to pay 12 times less for insulin than they would here in the US." Florida Democratic Party stated on June 17, 2019 in a press release: The Trump administration has denied "4.2 million American workers overtime." Greg Steube stated on May 28, 2019 in a press release: "It’s estimated that in 2018 alone, dead people received $1 billion in benefits from Medicare, Medicaid, social security payments, and federal pensions." Rick Scott stated on May 13, 2019 in a speech: Says "Nicolás Maduro is carrying out a genocide on his people." Donald Trump stated on May 8, 2019 in a tweet: Democrats "don’t want money" to go to the Florida Panhandle for Hurricane Michael aid The Partnership for Safe Medicines stated on April 18, 2019 in a TV ad: Florida state senators "are pushing a new government program that allows prescription drugs from China without FDA inspection." Jared Kushner stated on April 1, 2019 in an interview with Laura Ingraham on Fox News: Florida "passed a law where former felons can now vote. We've had more ex-felons register as Republicans than Democrats." Donald Trump stated on April 2, 2019 in a tweet: "Puerto Rico got 91 Billion Dollars for the hurricane, more money than has ever been gotten for a hurricane before." Gary Farmer stated on March 7, 2019 in a Florida Senate meeting: "Some patients who are on transplant lists for kidney or other organs are being dropped from the list simply because they are shown as a licensed card holder" for medical marijuana. Facebook posts stated on March 13, 2019 in a Facebook post: Florida drivers who have their cell phones "in hand" can be ticketed $250 and sent to "driving school." 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." Rick Scott stated on February 25, 2019 in an Orlando Sentinel op-ed: The Democrats’ Green New Deal includes "working towards ending air travel." Robert McKinzie stated on February 19, 2019 in a Fort Lauderdale City Commission meeting: The word picnic is a "racially insensitive word."