Latest Fact-checks on Andrew Yang Andrew Yang stated on January 23, 2020 in a town hall in Muscatine, Iowa: "Right now 5% of Americans donate to candidates." 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." Andrew Yang stated on December 19, 2019 in comments during the December Democratic presidential primary debate.: "If you're a black woman, you're 320% more likely to die from complications in childbirth." Andrew Yang stated on October 22, 2019 in an interview with the Washington Post: "I'm one of only two candidates in the field that 10% or more of Donald Trump voters say they would support in the general" election. Andrew Yang stated on September 21, 2019 in Iowa Steak Fry speech: Says about universal basic income, "Thomas Paine was for it at our founding ... Martin Luther King, champion in the ‘60s, called it a guaranteed minimum income for all Americans… It passed the U.S. House of Representatives twice in 1971." Andrew Yang stated on September 4, 2019 in a town hall: The Green New Deal "would do away with commercial air travel." Andrew Yang stated on March 22, 2019 in an interview: "America’s life expectancy has declined for the last three years in a row, the first time in a hundred years, because of surges in suicides and drug overdoses."