Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Welfare Donald Trump stated on November 4, 2019 in a campaign email to Vermont media: "President Trump has lifted the prospect of voters across Vermont, overseeing a 11,742 decline of Vermont residents on food stamps." David Perdue stated on August 8, 2017 in a USA Today op-ed: "Half of all immigrant households receive benefits from our social welfare system." Bryce Reeves stated on December 4, 2016 in a radio interview.: "If you’re a single mom, and you’ve two kids in the city of Richmond, you can almost make $50,000 a year on the public dole." National Republican Congressional Committee stated on October 11, 2016 in a TV ad : Says Colorado congressional candidate Morgan Carroll "voted to allow welfare recipients to use your tax dollars at ATMs at strip clubs and pot dispensaries." Bernie Sanders stated on February 24, 2016 in a news conference: "Since (welfare reform) was signed into law, the number of families living in extreme poverty has more than doubled." Rand Paul stated on November 10, 2015 in a debate: Says Marco Rubio is proposing a new $1 trillion "welfare program" in tax credits and "$1 trillion in new military spending." Ultraviolet stated on June 15, 2015 in a Facebook post: Says Jeb Bush "said low-income women should ‘get their life together and find a husband.' " Ken Plum stated on March 12, 2015: "We've got 40 years of study now that show that, with a good preschool start, you're less likely to be on public dole, you're less likely to be in prison." Patriot Majority USA stated on July 22, 2014 in a television ad: A tax plan promoted by North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis will "overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy." Bill O'Reilly stated on July 8, 2014 in comments on Fox News: "More than 50 percent of immigrants from (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras) use at least one major welfare program once they get here." Jack Reed stated on May 1, 2014 in a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate: In the 1950s and 1960s, "the minimum wage was such that it would lift you out of poverty." Georgia Department of Public Health stated on April 7, 2014 in department blog post: "Georgia has the nation's fifth largest Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition program, serving more than 270,000 mothers, babies and children every day." Glenn Grothman stated on April 4, 2014 in a radio interview: When Republicans last controlled the presidency and Congress, "the number of people on food stamps (and) the number of people in low-income housing went through the roof." David Dewhurst stated on December 12, 2013 in a tweet: In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care. Barbara Lee stated on December 4, 2013 in an episode of CNN's "Crossfire": "60 percent of people on food assistance are working." Brad Blakeman stated on October 31, 2013 in an interview on Fox News: "When is a farm bill not a farm bill? When 90 percent of it is for food stamps." Jason Conger stated on October 15, 2013 in a campaign speech.: Says "there are actually more people in poverty now than there were when we started" the War on Poverty. Oregon Center for Public Policy stated on August 7, 2013 in website materials : "7 out of 10 Oregon families living in poverty have at least one parent who works." Luis Gutierrez stated on June 29, 2013 in an interview with CNN: Says under the Senate immigration bill, newly legalized immigrants will "pay every tax possible, but you don’t get a single benefit" for 10 years. E.W. Jackson stated on June 19, 2013 in a speech.: "In 1960, most black children were raised in two-parent, monogamous families." Today "we have only 20 percent of black children being raised in two-parent, monogamous families..." Barbara Lee stated on June 17, 2013 in an interview with MSNBC: Proposed cuts in the House farm bill mean "2 million less people on food stamps, 210,000 children will not receive school lunches or breakfasts." Mike Tate stated on May 14, 2013 in a radio interview: "A bag of Cheetos costs less to buy than an apple," and in some Milwaukee neighborhoods "good luck trying to find an apple or a banana or some sort of healthy option" Fred Clark stated on May 7, 2013 in a legislative meeting: A Wisconsin bill to limit use of food stamps for junk food would also "prevent -- or limit -- the extent to which" food stamps could be used for organic foods. Scott Walker stated on February 13, 2013 in a speech: Two-thirds of Wisconsinites receiving unemployment checks "are not required to search for work due to current work search exemptions." Alan Grayson stated on November 24, 2012 in a Huffington Post column: Says Walmart employees represent the largest group of Medicaid and food stamp recipients in many states, costing the taxpayer $1,000 per worker. Stacey Campfield stated on December 21, 2011 in interview with Knoxville News Sentinel's Tom Humphrey.: Says a drug test can be performed for "just $4 or $5." Tommy Thompson stated on December 1, 2011 in a campaign announcement video: Says that as Wisconsin governor, "we ended welfare."