Latest False Fact-checks on Barack Obama Barack Obama stated on June 29, 2016 in remarks in Ottawa, Canada: "The steel industry is producing as much steel in the United States as it ever was. It’s just (that) it needs one-tenth of the workers that it used to." Barack Obama stated on November 16, 2014 in a press conference in Australia.: "My position hasn’t changed" on using executive authority to address immigration issues. Barack Obama stated on September 7, 2014 in an interview on "Meet the Press.": Says his comment about extremists being a JV team "wasn’t specifically referring to" Islamic State. Barack Obama stated on March 11, 2014 in a Funnyordie.com "Between Two Ferns" interview with Zach Galifianakis: "Most young Americans right now, they’re not covered" by health insurance. Barack Obama stated on February 20, 2014 in a speech to Democratic governors: "We’ve got close to 7 million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion." Barack Obama stated on July 27, 2013 in an interview with the 'New York Times': The "most realistic estimates" for jobs created by Keystone XL are "maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipeline." Barack Obama stated on February 12, 2013 in the State of the Union address: "We have doubled the distance our cars will go on a gallon of gas." Barack Obama stated on February 12, 2013 in the State of the Union Address: "Throughout, we have kept Congress fully informed of our efforts" to create a legal framework on counterterrorism. Barack Obama stated on December 5, 2012 in a report: "If the House of Representatives fails to extend the middle-class tax cuts, 400,000 middle-class Rhode Island families will see their federal income taxes increase." Barack Obama stated on October 16, 2012 in the second presidential debate: Says Mitt Romney "called the Arizona law a model for the nation." Barack Obama stated on October 3, 2012 in the first presidential debate in Denver: "Under Gov. Romney's definition ... Donald Trump is a small business." Barack Obama stated on October 3, 2012 in a debate in Denver: Because of Obamacare, "over the last two years, health care premiums have gone up -- it's true -- but they've gone up slower than any time in the last 50 years." Barack Obama stated on September 23, 2012 in an interview on CBS' "60 Minutes": "Over the last four years, the deficit has gone up, but 90 percent of that is as a consequence of" President George W. Bush’s policies and the recession. Barack Obama stated on September 20, 2012 in an interview on Univision: "Fast and Furious" began under the Bush administration. Barack Obama stated on July 17, 2012 in a speech in San Antonio.: Mitt Romney "says the Arizona immigration law should be a model for the nation." Barack Obama stated on May 10, 2012 in a Web ad: Says Mitt Romney would deny gay people the right to adopt children. Barack Obama stated on May 8, 2012 in a speech in Albany, N.Y.: "The only time government employment has gone down during a recession has been under me." Barack Obama stated on May 3, 2012 in a graphical tool on the campaign website: "Under the Romney/Ryan budget, interest rates on federal student loans would be allowed to double." Barack Obama stated on April 2, 2012 in a Rose Garden press conference: If the Supreme Court throws out the federal health care law, it "would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress." Barack Obama stated on February 15, 2012 in a speech at Milwaukee's Master Lock plant: "For the first time since 1990, American manufacturers are creating new jobs." Barack Obama stated on February 10, 2012 in a briefing at the White House: "Preventive care … saves money, for families, for businesses, for government, for everybody." Barack Obama stated on November 1, 2011 in a Fox television interview: "Thirty million Americans, including a lot of people in Florida, are going to be able to get healthcare next year because of that law." Barack Obama stated on October 25, 2011 in a speech at a fundraiser: "I made a bunch of these promises during the campaign. ... We've got about 60 percent done in three years." Barack Obama stated on May 10, 2011 in a speech in Austin, Texas: Under President Barack Obama, the United States has "doubled our exports." Barack Obama stated on April 27, 2011 in a press conference: Says stories about his birth certificate drowned out media coverage of the Republican and White House budget plans the week of April 11. Barack Obama stated on February 22, 2011 in a speech in Cleveland, Ohio: The president’s proposed budget "will help reduce the deficit by $400 billion over the next decade to the lowest level since Dwight Eisenhower was president." Barack Obama stated on February 15, 2011 in a press conference: Under the White House’s budget proposal, "we will not be adding more to the national debt" by the middle of the decade. Barack Obama stated on February 6, 2011 in an interview on Fox: Twelve judges have thrown out legal challenges to the health care law because they rejected "the notion that the health care law was unconstitutional." Barack Obama stated on February 6, 2011 in an interview on Super Bowl Sunday: "I didn't raise taxes once." Barack Obama stated on December 7, 2010 in a press conference: When President Franklin D. Roosevelt started Social Security, "it only affected widows and orphans," and when Medicare began, "it was a small program."