Latest Fact-checks in Taxes Facebook posts stated on February 20, 2020 in an image: “Bernie Sanders wants free health care for all and was asked how he would pay for it. His answer was raise taxes to 52% on anybody making over $29,000 per year.” Pete Buttigieg stated on February 19, 2020 in the Democratic debate in Nevada: The budget hole in Bernie Sanders’ plans “is bigger than the size of the entire economy of the United States." Bernie Sanders stated on February 15, 2020 in a speech in Las Vegas: Says Mike Bloomberg “opposed modest proposals during Barack Obama’s presidency to raise taxes on the wealthy, while advocating for cuts to Medicare and Social Security.” John Nygren stated on January 22, 2020 in a news release: Says Gov. Tony Evers "proposed raising taxes on the agriculture industry to pay for expanded welfare programs." Tony Evers stated on January 22, 2020 in the State of the State: “I delivered on my campaign promise for a 10% tax cut for Wisconsin families.” Veronica Escobar stated on February 4, 2020 in a speech: “The president has exploded the debt by more than $3 trillion — all to give billion-dollar tax cuts to the wealthiest few.” Facebook posts stated on July 13, 2018 in a Facebook post: Says the Democratic Party "took Social Security from the independent ‘Trust Fund’ and put it into the general fund so that Congress could spend it" and "eliminated the income tax deduction for Social Security (FICA) withholding." Bill Brady stated on January 18, 2020 in a speech: Says Oregon’s highest income tax bracket included anyone making more than $250,000 in 2012 before the state expanded its upper bracket to include "anyone making more than $125,000." Facebook posts stated on December 31, 2019 in social media posts: "California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra is putting together plans to raise property tax revenue by eliminating the only thing keeping some people's property tax from sky rocketing, Prop 13." Facebook posts stated on November 23, 2019 in a Facebook post: Up until 1913 Americans kept all of their earnings. Andrew Cuomo stated on January 8, 2020 in a speech: "We have the lowest corporate tax rate since 1968." Facebook posts stated on January 8, 2020 in a Facebook post: "The missiles that were launched at American forces in Iraq from Iran, were funded by Barack Obama, with American tax dollars." Kamala Harris stated on November 13, 2019 in a Facebook ad: "In America, there is a father who is holding down two jobs and paying more taxes than the richest 400 families in America." Bernie Sanders stated on October 19, 2019 in a rally in New York City: Says Congress gave Wall Street "trillions of dollars of zero interest loans." Rand Paul stated on October 11, 2019 in an interview on ABC's "The View": "Most people below $50,000 don’t pay any income tax. The top 1 percent in our country pay 40%." Ilhan Omar stated on October 12, 2019 in a tweet: "The 1% is paying less in taxes than everyone else." Republican Party of Florida stated on September 20, 2019 in a tweet: The Green New Deal "would put a $600,000 tax burden on every household." Tom Barrett stated on September 15, 2019 in an appearance on WISN-TV's UpFront: Milwaukee has less taxing power than most similar cities and is the only U.S. city of 400,000 or more "that does not have a sales tax or local income tax." Tom Reed stated on August 20, 2019 in a Tweet: After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, "the typical American worker’s pay growing at more than 3 percent a year, record low unemployment." Wisconsin Assembly Republicans stated on August 27, 2019 in a tweet: Say Gov. Tony Evers ‘canceled’ the sales tax holiday this year Peter Navarro stated on August 18, 2019 in an interview: U.S. tariffs on China are "not hurting anybody" in the United States. Andrew Cuomo stated on July 19, 2019 in a radio interview: Property taxes have "nothing to do with the state." California Republican Party stated on August 6, 2019 in a fundraising pitch: President Trump was "kicked off" the California ballot Marianne Williamson stated on July 28, 2019 in an appearance on CBS's "Face the Nation": "We are the only advanced industrialized nation that bases our educational funding on property taxes." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on July 9, 2019 in a campaign event: A transaction tax in countries like the UK "didn't affect their financial markets at all." Priorities USA Action stated on July 23, 2019 in a digital ad: "Trump wants to cut (Medicare) just to pay for tax breaks to billionaires." Bernie Sanders stated on July 17, 2019 in a speech at George Washington University: With Medicare for All, "study after study has shown that ... the average middle-class families will save $3,000 each and every year on their health care bills." Susana Mendoza stated on July 8, 2019 in a podcast interview: "Indiana actually has a higher gas tax than Illinois does even with the increase in (Illinois’) taxes." John Flanagan stated on June 18, 2019 in a radio interview: "The Senate Democrats have not provided one tax cut." Kelly E. Hastings stated on June 30, 2019 in On twitter: Said, "The Seven Years’ War led to near bankruptcy for many countries; Britain’s need to raise taxes fueled the American desire for independence."