Latest False Fact-checks in Florida 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. 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. 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 May 13, 2019 in a speech: Says "Nicolás Maduro is carrying out a genocide on his people." 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." 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." 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." 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." Matt Gaetz stated on February 7, 2019 in a CNN interview: "One out of every five people that the federal government charges with murder is an illegal alien." Rick Scott stated on January 19, 2019 in a tweet: "I’ve always supported protections for our DREAMers." Donald Trump Jr. stated on November 12, 2018 in in a tweet: "Nearly 200,000 Florida voters may not be citizens." Marco Rubio stated on October 15, 2018 in a gathering in West Miami of Ron DeSantis supporters: After Hurricane Hermine in 2016, Tallahassee "didn’t have power for weeks because (Mayor Andrew Gillum) stood in the way of crews being able to come in and restore power, because they weren’t members of the right union or something." Republican Party of Florida stated on October 10, 2018 in an ad: Says Andrew Gillum is running "from the FBI." Ron DeSantis stated on August 30, 2018 in Laura Ingraham's radio show: Says Andrew Gillum has a "far left socialist platform." Frank White stated on August 6, 2018 in a campaign ad: "Ashley Moody was a lifelong Democrat." Rick Scott stated on June 13, 2018 in an ad: Says Sen. Bill Nelson "voted for higher taxes" 349 times. Rick Scott stated on April 30, 2018 in a press release: Says Bill Nelson "voted against requiring Iran to recognize Israel and release American hostages." U.S. Chamber of Commerce stated on April 24, 2018 in a TV ad: Florida’s "unemployment is at a record low." Free Thought Project stated on April 18, 2018 in a headline : "It begins: Florida police now confiscating guns from people with no due process." David Simmons stated on March 3, 2018 in a vote in the Florida senate: "Adolf Hitler confiscated all the weapons — took all the weapons, had a registry of everybody — and then on the night of June 30, 1934, sent out his secret police and murdered all of his political opponents." Rick Scott stated on February 23, 2018 in a press conference: Says Sen. Bill Nelson "hasn’t done anything on gun safety or school safety, and nothing on gun control." Matt Caldwell stated on February 21, 2018 in an interview on CNN: "A law enforcement officer is more likely to commit a crime than a CWP (concealed weapons permit) holder." Bernie Sanders stated on February 18, 2018 in a statement on NBC's "Meet the Press": "Forty percent of the guns in this country are sold without any background checks." Matt Gaetz stated on February 7, 2018 in In a tweet: The "FBI was actively investigating Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server" on Sept. 2, 2016. Ron DeSantis stated on January 11, 2018 in a event at the Heritage Foundation: In one year, the United Nations "did 24 resolutions and 20 of them were against Israel." Andrew Gillum stated on September 29, 2017 in a post on Gillum's campaign website: "Under his leadership, Tallahassee reduced its carbon intensity by roughly 40 percent." Rick Baker stated on June 14, 2017 in a "Tampa Bay Times" article: Says Rick Kriseman is $35 million over budget on St. Petersburg’s new police station. Richard Corcoran stated on July 3, 2017 in a tweet: Says Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Milton Hirsch "is constantly overturned." Ainsley Earhardt stated on June 20, 2017 in the "Fox and Friends" show: "5.7 million -- that’s how many illegal immigrants might have voted" in 2008.