Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in PolitiFact Wisconsin Donald Trump stated on January 14, 2020 in a public forum: “Very close to 160 million people are now working in the United States. Nobody's ever even come close to that number.” Tammy Baldwin stated on December 10, 2019 in a tweet: “Over the past two years, climate and weather disaster damage has cost the U.S. over $400 billion.” David Crowley stated on October 22, 2019 in a tweet: "Child care costs account for 24% of a WI family’s budget." Robin Vos stated on November 10, 2019 in a TV interview: Says 1,000 people failed gun background checks in Wisconsin in 2018, but "almost none of them were prosecuted for trying to do a background check and illegally buy a weapon." Mike Pence stated on November 20, 2019 in a tweet: "Since President (Donald Trump’s) election, 36,000 jobs have been created in WI." Mark Pocan stated on August 19, 2019 in a tweet: "In WI, over 79% of Title X patients rely on Planned Parenthood for their basic health care." Jack Salzwedel stated on October 8, 2019 in a public forum: "There’s more African American males in the penal system right now than there were (enslaved) at the height of slavery." Mark Perry stated on June 28, 2019 in a radio interview: "Wisconsin is currently seeing an influx of new residents, Illinois is seeing an outflux." Beto O'Rourke stated on July 11, 2019 in a public forum: "We are incarcerating more children than any time ... since we interned Japanese-Americans during World War II" Tulsi Gabbard stated on July 11, 2019 in a public forum: At the same time President Trump talks about supporting veterans, "he is deporting service members who have volunteered to serve this country." Jon Erpenbach stated on June 6, 2019 in a tweet: "If out-of-state drivers paid gas tax, they would contribute $73 million to fix our roads" Mark Pocan stated on May 29, 2019 in a tweet: Says Donald Trump's claim that "there was insufficient evidence and therefore, in our country, a person is innocent" directly contradicts Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s statement. Scott Neitzel stated on May 12, 2019 in a TV interview: The state contributed $80 million for the new Bucks arena, but new income tax revenue from basketball events alone "is estimated to be probably over $600 million over the life of the lease." Bernie Sanders stated on May 10, 2019 in a tweet: Says Wisconsin payday loans have a 574% average annual interest rate, "exploitative lending that keeps Americans trapped in debt" Republican Party of Wisconsin stated on April 3, 2019 in a tweet: "FYI: the last statewide recount in WI was in 2016. After that recount, the vote margin changed by only 131 out of the 2.7 million votes cast." Terry Katsma stated on February 17, 2019 in a TV interview: "The rainy day fund … is $320 million. That's much more than what it has been in the past." Craig Thompson stated on January 27, 2019 in an interview: Among neighboring states, the condition of Wisconsin highways was rated "not only the worst, but it was worse by a gaping margin." John Nygren stated on January 11, 2019 in a tweet: "Today, property taxes are lower than they were in 2010." Wisconsin Republican Legislative leaders stated on January 30, 2019 in news release: "Not a dollar would be paid out until jobs in the Foxconn development area were created." Tammy Baldwin stated on January 2, 2019 in a tweet: "Wisconsin lost over 600 farms last year & our farmers can't afford the #TrumpShutdown." Tony Evers stated on December 9, 2018 in an interview: "At least three or four of the pieces that are in" in the Republican lame-duck legislation, Scott Walker "has vetoed previously." Gordon Hintz stated on November 18, 2018 in a TV interview: "One year ago, (Republicans) would not fill seats vacated for people who went to the administration because of the cost of those elections. Now, they’re talking about changing the rules to add additional elections that will cost millions of dollars of taxpayer expense." Gwen Moore stated on November 8, 2018 in a TV interview: "We have lost over $1 billion in not taking the Medicaid expansion money, only to insure fewer people." Tammy Baldwin stated on September 26, 2018 in a campaign ad: Says that after the overdose death of a Tomah VA veteran, she "brought both parties together to help pass a law" to "make the VA accountable and also to stop the overprescribing of" opioids. Scott Walker stated on October 23, 2018 in a campaign ad: Says Tony Evers wants to give in-state tuition and drivers licenses to "illegal aliens." Tony Evers stated on October 10, 2018 in a campaign video: Says Scott Walker supports "a health care plan that would gut protections for pre-existing conditions." Scott Walker stated on September 17, 2018 in a poll: "Tony Evers says that tax dollars should pay for the abortions just like they pay for tonsillectomies." Tony Evers stated on August 16, 2018 in a public forum: "Special education categorical aid" from the state "hasn’t been raised in over a decade." Tammy Baldwin stated on September 10, 2018 in a TV ad: Says Leah Vukmir was "just about the only legislator who stood with the insurance companies" and "voted against oral chemotherapy." Mike McCabe stated on July 6, 2018 in a TV interview: Says Minnesota is "imprisoning half as many people as Wisconsin, and yet our states have virtually identical crime rates."