Latest Half-True Fact-checks in Taxes 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." 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 November 23, 2019 in a Facebook post: Up until 1913 Americans kept all of their earnings. 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." Ilhan Omar stated on October 12, 2019 in a tweet: "The 1% is paying less in taxes than everyone else." 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." Andrew Cuomo stated on July 19, 2019 in a radio interview: Property taxes have "nothing to do with the state." 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." JB Pritzker stated on May 1, 2019 in a speech: Says states with graduated income taxes "create jobs and grow their economies faster" than Illinois. Tony Evers stated on April 3, 2019 in a tweet: "More than a million Wisconsinites have voted to raise their own property taxes because Republicans have failed to fully fund our public schools for the past eight years." David Craig stated on April 2, 2019 in a tweet: Says Gov. Tony Evers' budget includes tax and fee increases even while spending "more on his way to a nearly $2 billion deficit." Wisconsin Assembly Republicans stated on March 27, 2019 in a tweet: "Governor Evers' budget would increase property taxes by the largest amount in a decade" Sherrod Brown stated on February 18, 2019 in an interview: With the Trump tax law, "70 percent of the benefits went to the wealthiest 1 percent." John Nygren stated on February 12, 2019 in a tweet: GOP tax plan "is better for working, middle-class families" since "88% of the tax relief goes to those making $100,000 or less." Joe Biden stated on January 28, 2019 in remarks in Fort Lauderdale: "There was virtually no new business investment" after the 2017 tax law. "The bulk was used to buy back their own stock." Gery Chico stated on January 2, 2019 in a campaign ad: "As chairman of the City Colleges, I cut millions in waste and we cut property taxes." Elizabeth Warren stated on January 2, 2019 in an interview on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show: With the Republican tax law, "the rich folks got $1.5 trillion." Bill Daley stated on December 6, 2018 in a TV ad: Says he "will put a moratorium on tax hikes to keep families in their homes." Tammy Baldwin stated on October 22, 2018 in a speech: Under the Republican tax reform law, "83 percent of the benefits go to the top 1 percent of individuals and large multinational corporations." Don Bacon stated on October 16, 2018 in a debate: Says revenues "are actually up after tax reform." Ted Cruz stated on October 16, 2018 in a Senate debate: With the Republican-backed tax cut, "we’re seeing the result, and to date, federal tax revenues have gone up." National Taxpayers Union stated on October 10, 2018 in Washington Examiner op-ed: "The latest round of tariffs now means that the total tax increase on Americans from enacted tariffs exceeds the tax increases from the Affordable Care Act." Scott Walker stated on September 20, 2018 in a TV ad: Says Tony Evers will "raise property taxes, raise income taxes and raise gas taxes by as much as a dollar a gallon." Patrick Morrisey stated on August 31, 2018 in a tweet: Sen. Joe Manchin "stands with Hillary Clinton and D.C. Dems on gun control, higher taxes, amnesty, and Planned Parenthood." Leonard Lance stated on September 10, 2018 in a campaign statement : Says Democratic congressional candidate Tom Malinowski "supports a full repeal of the 2017 tax law, which includes vital tax incentives" for New Jersey communities. John Cox stated on July 30, 2018 in a Fox Business Network interview: "Fully half the people — our research is showing half the people — in (California) want to leave." Jacky Rosen stated on August 13, 2018 in a campaign endorsement event: Says Sen. Dean Heller "wants to cut programs like Social Security and Medicare to pay for tax cuts for his ultra-wealthy donors." Kevin McCarthy stated on July 23, 2018 in a tweet: "Trump tax cut benefits all congressional districts, up to $44,697 per family." Tax March stated on June 21, 2018 in a television ad in Nevada: "83% of Trump tax breaks go to the wealthiest 1%."