Latest Fact-checks in Iowa Cory Booker stated on January 9, 2020 in public comments: National polls have “never predicted who will be president from our party. Carter was in the single digits a few months before caucuses. Bill Clinton was. Obama — 20 points behind in the national polls roughly.” Organizers for Bernie 2020 stated on February 4, 2020 in a tweet: Says Democrats "blocked the Iowa poll" and "blocked the Iowa caucus." Charlie Kirk stated on February 2, 2020 in a tweet: Says "EIGHT Iowa counties have more adults registered to vote than voting-aged adults living there.” Bernie Sanders stated on January 14, 2020 in comments at a presidential debate: "The Machinists Union does not (support the USMCA trade deal). And every environmental organization in this country (also) opposes it." Jim Mowrer stated on September 6, 2016 in In a television ad: "After 9/11, Jim put us all first by serving for 23 months in Iraq, the war’s longest tour." Donald Trump stated on August 27, 2016 in a speech: "Hillary Clinton wants to shut down family farms" using "radical regulation," by raising business tax "rates as high as nearly 50 percent" and by taxing "family farms again at death by as much as 45 percent." Patty Judge stated on June 1, 2016 in a post-debate interview: "When a bill is sent to the governor’s office, there is no option for changing it. You sign it or you don’t sign it. While there was lots of conversation, there was really no opportunity for any sort of amending." Viral image stated on October 25, 2015 in a blog post and subsequently reposted on Facebook.: Says Hillary Clinton told the Des Moines Register on Aug. 8, 2015: "I will get the NRA shut down for good if I become president. If we can ban handguns, we will do it." Hillary Clinton stated on February 20, 2016 in a Hillary for America ad: "Americans haven’t had a raise in 15 years." Donald Trump stated on January 26, 2016 in comments at the University of Iowa: "We’re spending tremendous amounts of money to educate our kids. In the world, we're No. 1 per pupil by a factor of four." Ted Cruz stated on December 5, 2015 in a speech at the Rising Tide Summit in Cedar Rapids, Iowa: "The Democrats in the Senate last year introduced a constitutional amendment to repeal the free speech protections of the First Amendment." Jeb Bush stated on November 11, 2015 in Atlantic, Iowa, during a campaign event.: Says President Barack Obama did not invite a Republican senator to dine at the White House until his fifth year in office. Bernie Sanders stated on November 14, 2015 in comments at the Iowa Democratic debate: 500,000 U.S. troops came home from Iraq and Afghanistan "with PTSD and traumatic brain injury." Marco Rubio stated on October 30, 2015 in remarks during a campaign event in Sioux City, Iowa: North Korea "has over two-dozen nuclear warheads." Hillary Clinton stated on September 18, 2015 in a roundtable event on women's economic security: "Women fill two-thirds of minimum wage jobs." Rick Santorum stated on October 31, 2015 in a speech at the Republican Party of Iowa's Growth and Opportunity Party in Des Moines: "I am the only person in this field who is against amnesty. Every other person in this field wants to allow people who are here illegally to be able to stay here, in one form or another."