Latest Half-True Fact-checks in North Carolina Thom Tillis stated on January 10, 2020 in an email newsletter: Says Democratic opponents Cal Cunningham and Erica Smith support sanctuary policies. Erica Smith stated on December 6, 2019: Says she's beating Democratic opponent Cal Cunningham and is also the first black, female US Senate candidate to be beating an incumbent Senator (Thom Tillis) in "every poll out of the gate." Jerry Tillman stated on November 15, 2019 in a speech: Says the U.S. Constitution "doesn’t say anything about (redistricting) being fair. … it’s set up to be partisan." David Lewis stated on November 8, 2019 in a tweet: Says Governor Cooper has vetoed "every single teacher pay raise we've ever passed." Dan McCready stated on August 28, 2019 in a debate on WBTV: Says Dan Bishop "took the only vote from either party — the only vote — against pharmacists being able to tell people about lower-cost drugs." Dan McCready stated on August 8, 2019 in a tweet: Says "Dan Bishop doubles down on removing coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. Under his sham ‘association health plans,’ insurance companies don't have to pay for medications for pre-existing conditions." Dan Bishop stated on July 17, 2019 in a speech at a Trump rally: Says "Dan McCready took money from Ilhan Omar" North Carolina Healthcare Association stated on July 7, 2019 in in a paid advertisement in the News & Observer: Says the changes to the State Health Plan "will DENY North Carolina state employees, retirees, and their families of in-network access to critical healthcare services." Natasha Marcus stated on May 8, 2019 in a speech on the Senate floor: Says there’s "no wait list" for private school vouchers Chuck McGrady stated on February 13, 2019 in a press conference: Says "nearly half" of House Republicans have supported a nonpartisan redistricting bill. Ted Budd stated on January 9, 2019 in a tweet: Says there are "2,000 inadmissible migrants arriving every day" Terry Van Duyn stated on November 27, 2018 in a speech: "Over 1,000 people were denied a ballot on Election Day" in the 2016 North Carolina primaries. Dan McCready stated on October 10, 2018 in a debate: "Mark Harris has said he would cut Social Security and Medicare." Kathy Manning stated on October 23, 2018 in a debate: "I'm not taking any corporate PAC money." Kathy Manning stated on October 9, 2018 in a television ad: Says Ted Budd "voted to gut protections for pre-existing conditions … letting insurance companies deny coverage for (necessary) treatment." George Holding stated on September 27, 2018 in a TV ad: Orange County "released" a sex offender instead of turning him over to immigration authorities - "like a sanctuary city." Mark Harris stated on September 20, 2018 in A campaign ad: Says Democratic North Carolina House candidate Dan McCready "took money from the Pelosi crowd" and is "with them" in their agenda and "wants to repeal your tax cut." Mark Meadows stated on August 31, 2018: "Bruce Ohr's wife, Nellie Ohr, worked for Fusion GPS – which was the firm hired by the Clinton campaign to write the dossier. Bruce Ohr gave the dossier to the FBI. The FBI then used the same dossier to spy on the Trump campaign." Steve Troxler stated on July 10, 2018 in a speech: The Black River’s water quality is "rated at the very top in North Carolina." Larry Fedora stated on July 18, 2018 in an interview: "I don’t think it’s been proven that the game of football causes CTE." Robert Pittenger stated on April 2, 2018 in a newsletter: The omnibus bill "does not designate a single dollar for Planned Parenthood." North Carolina Democratic Party stated on March 27, 2018 in an ad campaign: NC Republicans "raided $58 million that was supposed to help create jobs for North Carolinians." Roy Cooper stated on November 30, 2017 in a blog: Half of the proposed federal tax breaks "would go to the wealthiest 1 percent." Thom Tillis stated on November 29, 2017 in a press conference: The Senate GOP plan does not raise taxes for Americans earning less than $70,000. Nancy McFarlane stated on October 16, 2017 in in a press conference: Says she debated her opponent "multiple times." Charles Francis stated on October 11, 2017 in in a press conference: Says he got "support all over Raleigh" Richard Burr stated on June 8, 2017 in an interview: "This is not the first time (the Russians) have been involved in our elections." Ted Budd stated on May 4, 2017: Says if the AHCA replaces Obamacare it will "significantly reduce insurance premiums in" North Carolina. David Price stated on March 22, 2017 in a report from his Congressional office: "Under the Republican health care repeal proposal North Carolina faces the 2nd highest premium increase in the nation. North Carolina residents will face an average cost increase of over $7,500." Tim Moore stated on February 20, 2017 in in social media posts and a press release: "North Carolina's teacher income is rising faster than any other state."