Latest True Fact-checks in North Carolina Mark Walker stated on November 27, 2019 in a tweet: Says the cartels are so bad in a Mexican border state that the U.S. government issued a ‘Do Not Travel’ warning -- the same warning it issued for Syria. Stony Rushing stated on April 9, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says "5 out of 10" GOP candidates don’t live in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. Allen Thomas stated on April 9, 2019 in a candidate questionnaire: "Currently, 23 percent of our military's infrastructure is graded as 'poor' while 9 percent is 'failing.'" John Torbett stated on April 3, 2019 in a tweet: Says all North Carolina teachers do not currently get a "duty free lunch break." Quentin Miller stated on February 26, 2019 in a speech: Says an ICE detainer request "is not a valid warrant." Phil Berger stated on February 25, 2019 in a speech: "Since 2011, the gap in high school graduation rates between African-American students and all students has been cut in half, from 6.4 percent to 3.1 percent." Roy Cooper stated on December 26, 2018 in a Facebook post: A bill passed by GOP legislators "makes it harder to prosecute people and groups that violate campaign finance laws." Dan McCready stated on October 17, 2018 in a debate: "Mark Harris has said he would abolish the Department of Education." Ted Budd stated on August 30, 2018: Most of Kathy Manning’s donors are from out-of-state. Civitas Institute stated on June 25, 2018 in a tweet: "Apple and Amazon already operate in many states that require levels of voter ID." Nancy McFarlane stated on October 20, 2017 in in a televised debate: "We are spending more on affordable housing than we're spending on Dix Park right now." Richard Burr stated on June 13, 2017 in his opening statement before Jeff Session's testimony: Says the Senate Intelligence Committee has held 10 public hearings this year, "more than double that held by the committee in any recent year." David Lewis stated on June 1, 2017 in a tweet: "The waiting list for Pre-K is over in the House budget." Dan Forest stated on March 6, 2017 in a press conference in Texas: Says HB2 has hurt North Carolina’s economy by "one-tenth of 1 percent of our annual GDP." Deborah Ross stated on October 13, 2016 in a debate: Says Richard Burr "was one of only three senators who voted against a ban on insider trading for members of Congress. And he called that vote brave." Hillary Clinton stated on July 5, 2016 in a speech in Charlotte, N.C.: Says Donald Trump "wants to get rid of the federal minimum wage." ACLU of North Carolina stated on June 29, 2016 in a press release: Proposed NC law for body camera footage gives police "broad authority to keep video footage secret – even from individuals who are filmed." Pat McCrory stated on April 28, 2016 in an official announcement: North Carolina has "one of the fastest growing populations as well as the fastest growing economy in the country."