Latest False Fact-checks in Welfare David DiPietro stated on October 30, 2019 in an interview: When it comes to how many of the 35 different federal welfare benefits each state can offer, "the average in the country is about 12 to 14. Why are we giving every one?" Brian Kolfage stated on June 10, 2019 in a tweet: Says that in New Mexico, "illegals are issued emergency welfare EBT cards with $1k a month +$200 for each child, for at least 5+ years until they see a judge." Catherine Hanaway stated on March 17, 2016 in a Republican gubernatorial debate: "We’re the worst state in the country at moving people from welfare to work." Terry Jeffrey stated on January 21, 2015 in a column in TownHall.com: There were more people on welfare than working in 2013. Anne Nolan stated on November 12, 2014 in a Journal commentary: "In Rhode Island, a recent study showed that among a group of people who had been homeless for a year or more, Medicaid costs averaged about $60,000 per person." Brian Kilmeade stated on January 21, 2014 in a broadcast of "Fox and Friends": Says Colorado food stamp recipients can use ATMs to get cash to buy marijuana. Charlie Sykes stated on October 25, 2013 in a broadcast of the Charlie Sykes Show on WTMJ: "The number of Americans who receive means-tested government benefits -- welfare -- now outnumbers those who are year-round full-time workers." Bloggers stated on April 17, 2013 in blog posts on the Internet: Proposed immigration legislation would give new immigrants "a taxpayer-funded cellular phone." Rick Santorum stated on August 28, 2012 in a speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa: When his grandfather arrived in the United States, "there were no government benefits for immigrants." Bob McDonnell stated on August 6, 2012 in an op-ed.: The Obama administration is "unwinding our nation’s welfare-to-work requirements." Jay Carney stated on August 7, 2012 in a press White House press briefing: "Gov. Romney himself, with 28 other Republican governors, supported policies that would have eliminated the time limits in the welfare reform law and allowed people to stay on welfare forever." Rick Santorum stated on February 29, 2012 in a campaign speech: "When my grandfather came to this country back in 1925, there were no government benefits." Paige Kreegel stated on February 15, 2012 in remarks in the state Legislature: About 800 people refused to get a drug screening because they are "out there on drugs."