Latest Pants on Fire! Fact-checks on Allen West Allen West stated on December 2, 2013 in a blog on his website: "Back door gun control is in full effect in the United States" due to "Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency." Allen West stated on April 10, 2012 in a town hall meeting in Jensen Beach, Fla.: About 78 to 81 House Democrats "are members of the Communist Party. ... It’s called the Congressional Progressive Caucus." Allen West stated on September 21, 2010 in a candidate forum: "If you look at the application for a security clearance, I have a clearance that even the president of the United States cannot obtain because of my background." Allen West stated on September 16, 2010 in a campaign website: Ron Klein "repeatedly voted in favor of amnesty for illegal immigrants."