Latest True Fact-checks in Social Security Russ Feingold stated on October 7, 2016 in a debate: Social Security "was basically invented" at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; "that's where Franklin Roosevelt got the idea." Newt Gingrich stated on December 2, 2016 in a radio interview.: "We adopted the modern Social Security system at a time when the average person died before they were old enough to get Social Security." María Teresa Kumar stated on October 2, 2016 in an interview on "Meet the Press": "Undocumented immigrants pay $12 billion of taxes every single year." Mark Warner stated on April 23, 2015 in a news release.: An audit shows "there are 6.5 million people who have active Social Security numbers who are 112 years of age or older," David Jolly stated on February 25, 2014 in a Congressional campaign debate: Says the U.S. Supreme Court found that "Social Security is not guaranteed." Rob Portman stated on April 9, 2013 in remarks at Politico breakfastt: "The Social Security disability fund is going belly up in 2016." Allen West stated on August 1, 2012 in a radio interview: In June 2012 "we actually had more people go on Social Security Disability [85,000] ... than the 80,000 jobs that were created." E.W. Jackson stated on May 11, 2012 in a debate.: "In Galveston, Texas, they have allowed people to privatize part of their Social Security. And people are building wealth." Frank Wolf stated on February 17, 2012 in a news release: "In 1950, the average American lived for 68 years and 16 workers supported one retiree. Today, the average life expectancy is 78 and three workers support one retiree." Kurt Schrader stated on February 2, 2012 in congressional website : In just a few decades, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, other mandatory spending programs, and paying interest due on the debt will eclipse our entire budget. John Boehner stated on September 19, 2011 in a television interview: "We have 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day." Mitt Romney stated on September 12, 2011 in the CNN-Tea Party Express debate in Tampa: "In writing his book, Gov. Perry pointed out that … by any measure Social Security has been a failure." Marco Rubio stated on August 23, 2011 in a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library: "When Social Security first started, there was 16 workers for every retiree. Today there are three workers for every retiree and soon there will be only two for every retiree." David Stockman stated on May 1, 2011 in an interview on 'This Week with Christiane Amanpour': Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal cuts "nothing" from Medicare, Social Security or defense in the next two to three years, and "in three years, he does not cut one dime from the debt." Eric Cantor stated on April 27, 2011 in a TV appearance.: "You’ve got each day 10,000 new seniors, baby boomers, becoming eligible for the entitlement programs." Rand Paul stated on February 14, 2011 in an interview on Fox Business News: The federal government "can cut all of the non-military discretionary spending and not balance the budget." Scott Rigell stated on February 14, 2011 in a press release.: The United states is "borrowing more than 40 cents of every dollar we spend." Barack Obama stated on December 13, 2010 in a television interview: "When Social Security was passed, there were all kinds of lawsuits," just as there have been in the legal battle over the new health care law. Eddie Bernice Johnson stated on August 10, 2010 in a speech on the House floor.: "In 1935, more than 50% of the elderly population lived in poverty. Today that poverty rate stands officially at 9.4%." Sarah Palin stated on June 30, 2010 in a Facebook posting: "We spend three times more on entitlements and debt services than we do on defense." Marco Rubio stated on March 28, 2010 in a U.S. Senate primary debate on FOX News Sunday: "Just this week we received the news that for the first time Social Security is now paying out more in benefits than it's taking in. That was something that was supposed to happen in 2016." Glenn Beck stated on February 16, 2010 in comments on his television show: "When Social Security started, age expectancy for the average man was 58. It was 62 -- 62 for women." Barack Obama stated on June 13, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio: "When he was asked a few years ago whether he could see himself lifting the cap on the payroll tax, (McCain) said, 'I could.' But today he's attacking me for holding the very same position."