Latest Half-True Fact-checks Gavin Newsom stated on February 19, 2020 in a State of the State Address: "Back in 2005, when we did that first point-in-time count, there were over 188,000 thousand people that were deemed homeless in the state of California. … That’s 35,000 more than we have today.” Pete Buttigieg stated on February 19, 2020 in the Democratic debate in Nevada: The budget hole in Bernie Sanders’ plans “is bigger than the size of the entire economy of the United States." Michael Bloomberg stated on February 19, 2020 in a Democratic presidential primary debate in Las Vegas: “When we discovered, I discovered, that we were doing many, many, too many stop and frisks, we cut 95% of it out.” Bernie Sanders stated on February 7, 2020 in campaign talking points issued days before the New Hampshire primary: “Pete Buttigieg is a favorite candidate of Wall Street and the health care industry.” Breitbart stated on February 12, 2020 in a Facebook post: “Amy Klobuchar vows to resettle 500 percent more refugees, none in her neighborhood.” Viral image stated on December 15, 2018 in a Facebook post: Says Maxine Waters said: “I say, we knock off Trump and then, go after Pence. We have the power.” Donald Trump stated on February 4, 2020 in the State of the Union: “Under my administration, 7 million Americans have come off of food stamps, and 10 million people have been lifted off of welfare.” Donald Trump stated on February 4, 2020 in the State of the Union: “I have also overseen historic funding increases for high-quality child care, enabling 17 states to help more children, many of which have reduced or eliminated their waitlists altogether.” Scott Jenkins stated on January 13, 2020 in remarks: “There are more guns in this country than there are citizens.” Donald Trump stated on February 4, 2020 in his State of the Union: “Over 130 legislators in this chamber have endorsed legislation that would bankrupt our nation by providing free taxpayer-funded health care to millions of illegal aliens, forcing taxpayers to subsidize free care for anyone in the world who unlawfully crosses our borders." Veronica Escobar stated on February 4, 2020 in a speech: “The president has exploded the debt by more than $3 trillion — all to give billion-dollar tax cuts to the wealthiest few.” Donald Trump stated on February 2, 2020 in an interview on Fox News: “Cory Booker and all these people couldn't get any of the things that (Michael) Bloomberg's getting now" with respect to DNC debate rules. Phil Scott stated on January 21, 2020: “In 2018, the providers the state paid through the ACO reduced the amount of money spent on healthcare services by $7.7 million.” Donald Trump stated on January 28, 2020 in comments at a campaign rally: "Earnings for the bottom 10% are rising faster than earnings for the top 10%.” Facebook posts stated on January 21, 2020 in a Facebook post: Says a 392-year-old shark was discovered in the Arctic Ocean Facebook posts stated on January 12, 2020 in a Facebook post: The percent of millionaires in Congress is 50% while the percent among the U.S. public is 1 percent Thom Tillis stated on January 10, 2020 in an email newsletter: Says Democratic opponents Cal Cunningham and Erica Smith support sanctuary policies. Facebook posts stated on November 23, 2019 in a Facebook post: Up until 1913 Americans kept all of their earnings. Bernie Sanders stated on January 13, 2020 in a Sun Sentinel op ed: "In Florida children are required to take their first standardized test within 30 days of beginning kindergarten and Gov. DeSantis wants to extend that requirement to preschoolers." Young America's Foundation stated on January 2, 2020 in a Facebook post: "FACT: Less than 1% of the trash in the ocean is from the United States." Viral image stated on January 4, 2020 in a Facebook post: Says Hillary Clinton "threatened to bomb Iran — totally obliterate them — if she was president." Erica Smith stated on December 6, 2019: Says she's beating Democratic opponent Cal Cunningham and is also the first black, female US Senate candidate to be beating an incumbent Senator (Thom Tillis) in "every poll out of the gate." Lena Taylor stated on November 20, 2019 in news release: Lead levels in Milwaukee's water "are higher than Flint, MI." Facebook posts stated on December 29, 2019 in a Facebook post: There have been 317 criminal indictments under three recent Republican presidents and only three indictments under three recent Democratic presidents. Facebook posts stated on December 29, 2019 in a social media post: "Elaine Chao BUSTED Sending $97 Million Contract To Help Mitch McConnell Win Reelection." PJ Media stated on December 25, 2019 in an article: "CBC Cuts Donald Trump's 'Home Alone 2' Cameo Out of Broadcast." Jeff Jensen stated on November 20, 2019 in an interview with St. Louis Public Radio: "It’s nothing I do, but the probation office here in the Eastern District of Missouri is the best in the country. They have about a 7.5% recidivism rate, compared to national averages of 70 or 80%" Sean Casten stated on December 11, 2019 in a Facebook livestream appearance: "From 2000 to 2016, every major drug that was introduced came out of" National Institutes of Health funding. Andrew Yang stated on December 20, 2019 in a Democratic presidential primary debate: "They banned face masks in Hong Kong. Why? Because they have AI technology that now is using facial recognition to identify protesters if they so much as do anything on the street, so they can follow up with them and detain them later." Dale Kooyenga stated on December 13, 2019 in an email: Says minimum markup law goes beyond gas, tobacco and alcohol to make "many doorbuster deals and holiday shopping specials technically against the law."