Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in Pennsylvania Jeff Bartos stated on October 6, 2018 in a televised debate: Capital punishment is a "specific deterrent with the most heinous crimes." Lou Barletta stated on June 7, 2018 in an interview: "The city that I was mayor of was 50 percent Latino, and I won with 90 percent of the vote..." Scott Wagner stated on May 21, 2018 in Fundraising email: Gov. Wolf is trying to implement "a severance tax that would be financed by Pennsylvania’s working class" Lou Barletta stated on November 29, 2017 in a tweet: "GDP is booming. Let’s spread the prosperity to the middle class with big #TaxCuts. Our #TaxReform package doubles standard deduction, brings $$$ back home, and reduces rates for ALL taxpayers. We will #MAGA." Jeff Sessions stated on July 21, 2017 in In a speech: Preliminary murder rates in Philadelphia "will put the murder rate at the highest of this decade in the city." Pat Toomey stated on July 5, 2017 in At a "town hall": "Sanctuary cities are extremely dangerous." Larry Krasner stated on May 1, 2017 in the platform section of his campaign website: "Larry Krasner is the only candidate running for District Attorney who explicitly pledges to never seek the death penalty." Reps. Keith Rothfus, Mike Kelly and Bill Shuster stated on February 19, 2017 in an op-ed in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: "Obamacare covers 24 million fewer people than it was expected to, and the projected price tag has more than doubled at $2 trillion." Joe DeFelice stated on January 25, 2017: "From the release of a child rapist from the Dominican Republican to that of an Italian drug smuggler, Philadelphians have already been put in direct danger by Mayor Kenney’s policy of blocking local law enforcement from participating with federal immigration authorities." Donald Trump stated on October 10, 2016 in a Facebook post.: "Stopped by Smiley Cookie to pick up some great cookies for the family, along with Rudy." Rob Gleason stated on August 29, 2016 in a fundraising email: "As the election tracker FiveThirtyEight has reported, whoever wins Pennsylvania will be our next President." Donald Trump stated on August 13, 2016 in an interview with TV station WJAC: "NAFTA, signed by Bill Clinton, has been a disaster for Pennsylvania." Independence USA PAC stated on August 1, 2016 in a television ad: "Toomey crossed party lines… to stop gun sales to suspects on the terror watch list." Majority Forward stated on July 29, 2016 in In a political ad: Says Sen. Pat Toomey "even tried to shut down the federal government in order to eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood." Tom Marino stated on July 18, 2016 in a speech to the PA delegation at the RNC.: "[Hillary Clinton]'s not trusted -- virtually at all." Jim Kenney stated on June 23, 2016 in remarks at the Better Bike Share conference: My administration is "well represented both racially, ethnically and gender-wise." Katie McGinty stated on June 13, 2016 in in an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer: "He leant his name to a bill, did little or nothing three years ago to try to get it passed, (and) since then has done absolutely nothing other than disavow any attempt to move on the legislation." Pat Toomey stated on April 15, 2016: Says Merrick Garland "authored an opinion that resulted in the release of 17 Guantanamo Bay prisoners who were part of a group of violent Islamist extremists the State Department had designated as terrorists." Pat Toomey stated on May 19, 2016 in an interview with Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT: It's entirely possible that the Democratic nominee, [Hillary Clinton], earned more money giving a single speech on Wall Street than I made the six years that I was there back in the 1980s… In fact, it’s quite likely. Bill Clinton stated on April 7, 2016 in during a campaign stop in Philadelphia: "Because of (the 1994 crime bill), we had a 25-year low in crime, a 33-year low in the murder rate, and listen to this, because of that and the background check law, a 46-year low in the deaths of people of gun violence." Hillary Clinton stated on April 6, 2016 in a speech to the AFL-CIO Convention: When mentioning Villanova’s buzzer-beating win in the national championships, Hillary Clinton said: "I love those come-from-behind victories." Tom Wolf stated on February 9, 2016 in his budget proposal address: If the General Assembly does not address the state's structural deficit, "more than 23,000 education professionals will be immediately yanked out of Pennsylvania schools." Joe Sestak stated on January 25, 2016 in a talk with the Pennsylvania Press Club: Says Pat Toomey visited Joe Sestak and other veterans in 2002 "and then came home and voted against every veterans appropriations bill."