Latest Fact-checks in New York Donald Trump stated on March 24, 2020 in a Fox News town hall: Says N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo “rejected buying recommended 16,000 ventilators in 2015 for the pandemic, for a pandemic, established death panels and lotteries instead. So, he had a chance to buy, in 2015, 16,000 ventilators at a very low price, and he turned it down.” Chris Jacobs stated on March 4, 2020 in a television commercial: "Nate McMurray wants to reward illegals with amnesty." Andrew Cuomo stated on March 17, 2020 in a news conference: “No city in the state can quarantine itself without state approval.” Bloggers stated on March 11, 2020 in a blog post: “NYC man drops dead in middle of street — suspected coronavirus!” Donald Trump stated on March 2, 2020 in a Tweet: Michael Bloomberg “did not poll well as mayor in handling crisis!” Facebook posts stated on March 4, 2020 in a post on Facebook: “Man visited Albany, N.Y. days before dying from coronavirus.” Michael Bloomberg stated on January 30, 2020 in a news release: During his tenure as mayor of New York City, “street homelessness decreased by 28 percent.” Tweets stated on February 29, 2020 in posts on Twitter and Facebook: Says Sen. Chuck Schumer deleted a Feb. 5 tweet criticizing President Donald Trump’s decision to ban some forms of travel to and from China. Michael Bloomberg stated on February 20, 2020 in a tweeted video: Video shows Democratic presidential candidates speechless for 20 seconds when discussing whether any of them started a business. Free Thought Project stated on January 24, 2020 in in a blog post: “State Forces Citizens to Pay for ‘Stargazing Permit’ to View Night Sky in Public Parks” Charles Schumer stated on January 24, 2020 in a news conference: "The American people are overwhelmingly with us" in calling witnesses in Senate trial Michael Bloomberg stated on January 1, 2020 in a television ad: "Mayor Bloomberg helped lower the number of uninsured by 40 percent, covering 700,000 more New Yorkers" Andrew Cuomo stated on January 8, 2020 in a speech: "We have the lowest corporate tax rate since 1968." Michael Bloomberg stated on December 15, 2019 in a speech: "We cut New York City’s carbon footprint twice as much as the rest of the country." New York City Police Benevolent Association stated on December 2, 2019 in a Tweet: "Defendants charged with producing, directing or promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child will be arraigned & set free." David DiPietro stated on October 30, 2019 in an interview: When it comes to how many of the 35 different federal welfare benefits each state can offer, "the average in the country is about 12 to 14. Why are we giving every one?" Donald Trump Jr. stated on November 1, 2019 in a Tweet: "Tens of thousands" of people leave New York every week. Crystal Peoples-Stokes stated on October 9, 2019 in a radio interview: "If folks are vaping a legal medical cannabis product that comes from any of the New York state operators, they will not have to worry about the negative impacts on their lungs." Brian Kolb stated on September 24, 2019 in a Tweet: The Buffalo Billion is "still breaking every job promise" Nathan McMurray stated on September 10, 2019 in a Tweet: "Under @BarackObama illegal immigration dropped to a 50-year low." Tom Reed stated on August 20, 2019 in a Tweet: After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, "the typical American worker’s pay growing at more than 3 percent a year, record low unemployment." Donald Trump stated on August 13, 2019 in a speech: "From 2010 to 2017, natural gas production plummeted by nearly 70 percent in New York, but it soared almost 1,000 percent in Pennsylvania." Andrew Cuomo stated on July 19, 2019 in a radio interview: Property taxes have "nothing to do with the state." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on July 9, 2019 in a campaign event: A transaction tax in countries like the UK "didn't affect their financial markets at all." John Flanagan stated on June 18, 2019 in a radio interview: "The Senate Democrats have not provided one tax cut." Michael Kearns stated on June 17, 2019 in a Tweet: Undocumented drivers "have protections that US citizens don’t receive under Green light bill." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on June 10, 2019 in an interview: "Even in the last Congress, President Trump signed 18 of my bills." Bill de Blasio stated on May 17, 2019 in an interview: "We’ve lifted hundreds of thousands of people out of poverty in the last five years." Chris Collins stated on May 21, 2019 in a fundraising email: Says Chris Jacobs is a "Never Trumper." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on May 10, 2019 in a campaign stop: "I actually in 2005 ran on Medicare for all."