Latest False 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.” Bloggers stated on March 11, 2020 in a blog post: “NYC man drops dead in middle of street — suspected coronavirus!” Facebook posts stated on March 4, 2020 in a post on Facebook: “Man visited Albany, N.Y. days before dying from coronavirus.” 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. Michael Kearns stated on June 17, 2019 in a Tweet: Undocumented drivers "have protections that US citizens don’t receive under Green light bill." Chris Collins stated on May 21, 2019 in a fundraising email: Says Chris Jacobs is a "Never Trumper." Donald Trump stated on April 29, 2019 in a Tweet: "They didn’t even put up a fight against SALT" Michael Long stated on February 3, 2019 in a radio interview: Under New York's new abortion law, "If the baby was born alive, they would just let the baby expire." Chris Collins stated on October 10, 2018 in a direct mail campaign ad: "Nate McMurray lobbied to send our jobs to China. (And Korea, too.)" Marc Molinaro stated on September 14, 2018 in in a news conference: Says Gov. Andrew Cuomo is "stealing money from the MTA and sending it upstate for projects that have nothing to do with transit." Hakeem Jeffries stated on April 29, 2018 in an interview on CNN: President Donald Trump’s budget "threatened to cut $2 trillion from Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid" Andrew Cuomo stated on April 11, 2018 in a conversation with reporters: "I think we're actually ahead" on legalizing marijuana for recreational use in New York state. Brian Kolb stated on March 31, 2018 in a statement on the state budget: This year’s state budget "continues to direct millions in taxpayer dollars in advertising to the failing Start-Up NY program" Andrew Cuomo stated on March 12, 2018 in a press conference: "The only housing authority in the state that we have actually given money to is NYCHA." Joel Giambra stated on February 10, 2018 in a Republican debate for governor: "I'm the only candidate on this stage who has actually cut taxes." Andrew Cuomo stated on January 3, 2018 in his State of the State address: "A case before Washington’s Supreme Court seeks to effectively end public labor unions." Brian Higgins stated on November 3, 2017 in remarks at a House hearing: "The elimination of income and sales taxes in New York is equal to 9 percent of taxable income, meaning that if you make $100,000 a year you lose $9,000" Charles Schumer stated on October 1, 2017 in an interview on CBS' Face the Nation: Trump’s tax plan is "completely focused on the wealthy and the powerful - not the middle class." American Israel Public Affairs Committee stated on August 3, 2017 in an email blast to supporters: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand "no longer supports the fight to combat the international delegitimization of Israel." Diane Savino stated on May 17, 2017 in an interview on NY1: Giving a committee chair’s stipend in the New York State Senate to another member of that committee "has been, in fact, a legislative practice for decades." John Faso stated on June 1, 2017 in a radio town hall: A waiver in the American Health Care Act "doesn’t apply to things like maternity coverage." Anthony Brindisi stated on May 26, 2017 in a press release: "State economic development dollars were used to support a project where goods were manufactured in China." Chris Collins stated on April 28, 2017 in an interview with Bloomberg: Farmers "are now dumping milk into the ditches" because of a trade dispute with Canada Nicholas Langworthy stated on December 14, 2016 in a WBFO article: "Donald Trump performed better than any presidential nominee since Gerald Ford." Chris Collins stated on December 13, 2016 in an interview with Buffalo news station WGRZ: ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson "will have to divest his holdings, that’s a requirement" to serve as Secretary of State. Mark Assini stated on October 18, 2016 in a debate on WROC: "The photonics bill that was sponsored in Congress and written, was written by Congressman Tom Reed, not Congresswoman Louise Slaughter." Chris Jacobs stated on September 1, 2016 in a campaign ad: "After how hard you work and how much you pay in taxes, New York City ends up getting the money. I'm Chris Jacobs. I think it's time we have someone in Albany that's making sure our region gets our fair share" Basil Seggos stated on September 7, 2016 in a response at a legislative hearing on water quality and contamination: "No fracking waste is being dumped in New York State" Anna Throne-Holst stated on August 9, 2016 in a tweet that linked to the claim in a Newsday article: Lee Zeldin "missed 2/3rds of Veterans Affairs Hearings"