Latest True Fact-checks in Iraq Viral image stated on January 4, 2020 in a Facebook post: A man at "the storming of the U.S. embassy" in Iraq visited the White House in 2011. Jill Stein stated on October 17, 2016 in a Green Party rally at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin: "We’re already bombing seven countries." Hillary Clinton stated on March 22, 2016 in a speech at Stanford University.: When it comes to fighting terrorism, "Another thing we know that does not work, based on lots of empirical evidence, is torture." Our Principles PAC stated on February 14, 2016 in a web ad: Says Donald "Trump supported impeachment of President (George W.) Bush." Bret Baier stated on January 20, 2015 in an analysis of Obama's speech: In President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address, "the words ‘al-Qaida’ were never used, the first time those words have not been used in a State of the Union address since February 2001." Sheldon Whitehouse stated on December 14, 2014 in a TV interview: The United States "decided waterboarding was torture back when we court-martialed American soldiers for waterboarding Philippine insurgents in the Philippine revolution." Michael Hayden stated on September 14, 2014 in comments on "Fox News Sunday": "The president referred to the Syrian opposition just a few months ago as pharmacists and doctors, and so on." Hillary Clinton stated on June 10, 2014 in her book, "Hard Choices": By 2009, "dozens of senior terrorists had been taken off the battlefield" by drones. John Scocos stated on September 20, 2013 in a statement: "There are still tens of thousands of missing service members from previous and current conflicts that our nation is working to find and repatriate." WrongWayRubio.com stated on May 8, 2012 in a Twitter messaging campaign: Says that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says troops are leaving Iraq "too fast." Sheldon Whitehouse stated on February 24, 2012 in a speech: Rhode Island has the "the second-most heavily deployed National Guard in the United States." David Cicilline stated on September 4, 2011 in a letter posted on a blog : Says an amendment specifying when military members may use deadly force "does nothing to change existing rules of engagement for American service members." Josh Mandel stated on September 22, 2010 in a campaign ad: "Decorated Marine, two-tour Iraq war vet." Joe Biden stated on July 18, 2010 in ABC's "This Week": "I never called for a partition" of Iraq. Alexi Giannoulias stated on July 8, 2010 in a campaign commercial: "He (Kirk) did violate Pentagon rules, twice actually, for improperly mingling politics with his military service." Sean Hannity stated on November 9, 2009 in his Fox News program: "Barack Obama won't even use the term 'war on terrorism.'" Barack Obama stated on April 29, 2009 in a news conference: In Iraq, "civilian deaths, incidents of bombings, etc., remain very low relative to what was going on last year." Joe Biden stated on October 2, 2008 in a debate in St. Louis, Mo.: "John McCain voted against funding the troops because of . . . a timeline in it to draw down American troops." Lindsey Graham stated on August 31, 2008 in an interview on ABC News' <i> This Week </i>: Joe Biden "voted against the first Gulf War. He opposed the surge. He wanted to partition Iraq." Barack Obama stated on August 19, 2008 in Orlando, Fla.: "Sen. McCain was already turning his sights to Iraq just days after 9/11, and he became a leading supporter of an invasion and occupation of (Iraq)." John McCain stated on June 4, 2008 in St. Petersburg, Fla.: When the United States invaded Iraq, Saddam Hussein wanted to acquire weapons of mass destruction, and "he said so himself after his capture." John McCain stated on May 28, 2008 in a town hall meeting in Reno, Nev.: "Sen. Obama has been to Iraq once." Barack Obama stated on March 20, 2008 in a speech in Charleston, W.Va.: "Iraq is costing each household about $100 a month." Barack Obama stated on March 11, 2008 in an interview on MSNBC's "Hardball.": Obama says Clinton in 2002 suggested there was a connection between al-Qaida and the Iraqi government. VoteVets.org stated on February 25, 2008 in a television ad.: "John McCain says it's okay with him if the U.S. spends the next thousand years in Iraq." Barack Obama stated on March 1, 2008 in a speech in Westerville, Ohio: Says Clinton did not read the National Intelligence Estimate before voting for the Iraq war. John McCain stated on February 6, 2008 in a TV ad airing in Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland: "One man sacrificed for his country. One man opposed a flawed strategy in Iraq. One man had the courage to call for change. One man didn't play politics with the truth. One man stands up to the special interests." Barack Obama stated on January 30, 2008 in Denver: Hillary Clinton "agreed with (John McCain) on voting for the war in Iraq." Hillary Clinton stated on January 15, 2008 in a debate in Las Vegas.: "You know, Sen. McCain said the other day that we might have troops (in Iraq) for 100 years..." John McCain stated on November 26, 2007 in Interview on Fox News: "He was a member of the Iraq Study Group and was either fired or quit from a very important commission that was trying to figure out the way forward in Iraq."