Latest True Fact-checks in History Marco Rubio stated on January 22, 2021 in a tweet: Says Joe Biden “has issued more executive fiats than anyone in such a short period of time, ever, more than Obama, more than Trump, more than anyone.” Ron McMullen stated on June 23, 2020 in an op-ed: Former U.S. Vice President Richard Mentor Johnson was a slave owner married to one of his slaves and father of two children with her. Jake Tapper stated on February 4, 2020 in comments on CNN: “Traditionally, the Speaker says: ‘Members of Congress, I have the high privilege and distinct honor of presenting to you the President of the United States.’ (Tonight) Speaker Pelosi said, ‘Members of Congress, the President of the United States.’ " Arlen Parsa stated on September 1, 2019 in a tweet: Thirty-four of the 47 men depicted in the famous "Declaration of Independence" painting were slaveholders. Samuel Sinyangwe stated on August 30, 2019 in a tweet: "America has more governors who’ve worn blackface than black governors." Whoopi Goldberg stated on September 3, 2019 in an episode of ABC's "The View": "The last time people (created a Hollywood blacklist), people ended up killing themselves … They were accused, and they lost their right to work." Brandon Creighton stated on May 7, 2019 in the Texas Senate: "Texas actually leads in the number of (Confederate) monuments removed." Roman McAllen stated on June 22, 2018 in a speech at the Texas Democratic Party convention: "The Railroad Commission of Texas has nothing to do with railroads." Justin Nelson stated on May 29, 2018 in a tweet: Says "our indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton is back to being the only statewide official in the country under indictment." Ben Sasse stated on May 31, 2018 in a statement: "We’ve been down this road before—blanket protectionism is a big part of why America had a Great Depression." Ann Teich stated on February 26, 2018 in a meeting of the Austin school board: Says Stephen F. Austin and James Bowie promoted slavery. Glenn Grothman stated on January 15, 2018 in a public forum: "The past president (Barack Obama) brought Al Sharpton into the White House something like 80 times." Kevin Nicholson stated on August 6, 2017 in a TV interview: "Ronald Reagan was a verified Democrat until his mid-50s." Donald Trump stated on August 7, 2017 in a tweet: Says his time away from Washington coincides with a "long planned renovation" for the White House. Ian Bremmer stated on July 18, 2017 in comments on 'The Rachel Maddow Show': Says President Richard Nixon held meetings with heads of state without an American interpreter. Rafael Anchia stated on April 20, 2017 in a tweet: "How many federal rulings have NOW found intentional discrimination by #Txlege since 2011? 6." Russ Feingold stated on October 7, 2016 in a debate: Social Security "was basically invented" at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; "that's where Franklin Roosevelt got the idea." Newt Gingrich stated on December 2, 2016 in a radio interview.: "We adopted the modern Social Security system at a time when the average person died before they were old enough to get Social Security." Annie's List stated on November 30, 2016 in a press release: Even "though men comprise 49% of the population, they hold 80% of the lawmaking power in the Legislature (144 of 181 seats)." Tim Kaine stated on November 3, 2016 in a speech in Phoenix: "Spanish was the first European language spoken in this country." Jill Stein stated on October 17, 2016 in a Green Party rally at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin: "We’re already bombing seven countries." Hillary Clinton stated on October 19, 2016 in the third 2016 presidential debate: "We have 17 intelligence agencies, civilian and military, who have all concluded that these espionage attacks, these cyberattacks, come from the highest levels of the Kremlin, and they are designed to influence our election." Hillary Clinton stated on October 9, 2016 in the second presidential debate: "We've had Muslims in America since George Washington." Charley Wilkison stated on July 15, 2016 in an interview with Laura Rice for the Texas Standard: "Texas has lost the most law enforcement officers in the line of duty of any state in America." Tim Kaine stated on September 6, 2016 in a speech: "When Moammar Gadhafi was set to visit the United Nations, and no one would let him stay in New York, Trump allowed Gadhafi to set up an elaborate tent at his Westchester County (New York) estate." Hillary Clinton stated on September 1, 2016 in x: Says Alex Jones "said that the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre were child actors and no one was actually killed there." Michelle Obama stated on July 25, 2016 in a speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia: "I wake up every morning in a house (the White House) that was built by slaves." Donald Trump stated on July 21, 2016 in a speech at the Republican convention: "An amendment, pushed by Lyndon Johnson many years ago, threatens religious institutions with a loss of their tax-exempt status if they openly advocate their political views." Chris Christie stated on July 19, 2016 in a speech at the Republican convention: Says Hillary Clinton "said all work-related emails were sent back to the State Department. The FBI director said, that's not true." Paul Ryan stated on June 26, 2016 in a TV interview: The United States is "the oldest democracy" in the world.