Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in Welfare Kevin McCarthy stated on May 28, 2023 in an interview on "Fox News Sunday": "Every study has shown” that when work requirements are tied to federal safety-net programs, “it puts more people to work.” Robin Vos stated on November 22, 2022 in Public statement: “A lot of the programs (that were) started during the pandemic are still going, even though the pandemic is long over.” Facebook posts stated on July 26, 2020 in a Facebook post: “Mississippi got 10,145 warrants for unemployment fraud!!” 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." Congressional Leadership Fund stated on August 27, 2018 in in a TV ad: "In Augusta, (Jared) Golden voted to let welfare recipients use your tax dollars to buy tattoos, tobacco, alcohol, even lottery tickets." Heartland Institute stated on January 22, 2018 in an op-ed in The Hill: Work requirements "have been proven to help impoverished families move from dependency to self-sufficiency." Paul Ryan stated on August 21, 2017 in a town hall: Says Aaron Rodgers "is not the highest tax rate payer" in Wisconsin, it's "the single mom getting 24 grand in benefits with two kids who will lose 80 cents on the dollar if she goes and takes a job." Chain email stated on August 26, 2014 in In a viral YouTube video: A Muslim immigrant in Michigan can list his second, third or fourth wives as "extended family" and qualify for welfare. Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity stated on January 10, 2015 in a tweet: "Common welfare programs give income of $43,330 or $20.83 an hour." Marco Rubio stated on January 13, 2015 in his book, "American Dreams": "If people work and make more money, they lose more in benefits than they would earn in salary." Glenn Grothman stated on November 30, 2014 in an interview: "A single parent with a couple kids can easily get $35,000 a year" in public assistance in Wisconsin. Ed Schultz stated on May 20, 2014 in a segment on "The Ed Show": Walmart employees receive "roughly $5,800" in public assistance per year. Rahm Emanuel stated on September 2, 2012 in an appearance on Meet the Press: Says Mitt Romney asked for a waiver from federal welfare rules. National Republican Congressional Committee stated on December 13, 2011 in a news release: Says Rep. Betty Sutton supports allowing "welfare fund withdrawals from strip clubs, casinos and liquor stores."