Latest Pants on Fire! Fact-checks in Taxes Peter Navarro stated on August 18, 2019 in an interview: U.S. tariffs on China are "not hurting anybody" in the United States. California Republican Party stated on August 6, 2019 in a fundraising pitch: President Trump was "kicked off" the California ballot Wisconsin Republican Legislative leaders stated on January 30, 2019 in a joint statement: Potential Foxconn changes are due to "the wave of economic uncertainty" from Evers administration Future45 stated on October 16, 2018 in a campaign ad: Voting for "any Democrat" gets you "socialism ... undefended open borders ... immediate tax increases ... 100 percent government-run health care ..." Rick Scott stated on September 19, 2018 in a campaign appearance: Says Sen. Bill Nelson is a socialist. Larry Kudlow stated on June 29, 2018 in an interview with Fox Business Network: "The deficit ... is coming down, and it’s coming down rapidly." Anonymous Caller stated on April 10, 2018 in an anonymous phone message: Says that unless the recipient called back about "your tax filings," you "will be taken into custody by the local cops as there are more serious allegations pressed on your name." Kelda Helen Roys stated on December 1, 2017 in a tweet: "Under Trump’s new tax plan … 99.8% of Americans" get "not one nickel" in tax cuts. Donald Trump stated on November 29, 2017 in a speech in St. Charles, Mo.: "For years, they have not been able to get tax cuts -- many, many years, since Reagan." Donald Trump stated on September 27, 2017 in a speech in Indianapolis: Ending the estate tax would "protect millions of small businesses and the American farmer." Donald Trump stated on July 24, 2017 in Twitter: Amazon has a "no-tax monopoly." Dan Patrick stated on May 17, 2017 in remarks to reporters: Says Texas tax legislation would "save the average homeowner in Texas $20,000 a year over the next 20 years or so." Ax The Bev Tax stated on March 22, 2017 in In a tweet: "We offer a tremendous amount of low calorie, no calorie options, like waters, unsweetened products, low calorie diet items. All of which unfortunately are taxed by this tax." Chris Malone stated on September 28, 2016: Says Democratic challenger for his N.C. House seat "raised taxes on clothing, school supplies – even baby diapers!" Hillary Clinton stated on August 17, 2016 in a campaign rally in Cleveland: "I am the only candidate who ran in either the Democratic or the Republican primary who said from the very beginning (that) I will not raise taxes on the middle class." Donald Trump stated on August 4, 2016 in a campaign video : "Hillary Clinton says she wants to, ‘raise taxes on the middle class.’ " Hillary Clinton stated on July 14, 2016 in a speech.: "I am the only candidate who ran in either primary who said, ‘I will not raise taxes on the middle class.’" Chris Christie stated on October 28, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate in Boulder, Colo.: Bernie Sanders’s plan is "to raise your taxes to 90 percent." Donald Trump stated on October 14, 2015 in comments at a rally.: Says Bernie Sanders is going to "tax you people at 90 percent." Occupy Democrats stated on March 15, 2015 in a Facebook post: After actions by Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans, Wisconsin "is dead broke." John Kasich stated on January 25, 2015 in comments on "Fox News Sunday": "You cannot build a little guy up by tearing a big guy down -- Abraham Lincoln said it." Chain email stated on January 1, 2015 in a chain email: New tax increases that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2015, "all passed under the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare." Chain email stated on September 30, 2014 in a chain email: "2014 Federal Tax Refunds To Be Delayed Until October 2015." Gary Lambert stated on August 11, 2014 in a campaign mailer: Says Marilinda Garcia supports "$150 billion in new taxes." Chain email stated on May 14, 2014 in a chain email: "No Republicans voted for" recent hikes in the income tax, payroll tax, capital gains tax, dividend tax and estate tax. "These taxes were all passed under … Obamacare." Gina Raimondo stated on April 28, 2014 in a news release: "Residential property taxes [in Providence] are up nearly 27 percent under Mayor Taveras." Brian Wilson stated on April 28, 2014 in a campaign email: Jules Bailey "was instrumental in creating the Business Energy Tax Credit that let companies like Wal-Mart profit by $11 million while costing the Oregon general fund $33 million." Ron Johnson stated on January 10, 2014 in a speech: "The average rate of fraud" in the Earned Income Tax Credit, Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps programs "is 20 to 25 percent." Mary Burke stated on January 7, 2014 in an interview: Scott Walker's income "tax plan is a tax hike. It increases taxes for nearly 80% of the people in the state." Scott Walker stated on October 25, 2013 in a press release: With a bill bringing $100 million in property tax relief, "the typical Wisconsin homeowner will save approximately $680 over four years."