Latest Fact-checks on Ben Carson Ben Carson stated on July 31, 2019 in a press conference: "You look at the homelessness situation. Take a city like Tokyo, which has more people than New York City. There's no homelessness there." Ben Carson stated on May 21, 2019 in a tweet: More than 100,000 people are waiting for public housing in Houston and people who are in the country illegally are taking their spaces. Ben Carson stated on April 20, 2016 in a Fox Business interview: "Andrew Jackson was the last president who actually balanced the federal budget, where we had no national debt." Ben Carson stated on February 13, 2016 in a GOP debate on CBS: Says "Joseph Stalin said if you want to bring America down you, have to undermine three things: our spiritual life, our patriotism and our morality." Ben Carson stated on January 28, 2016 in a Republican debate: "Last year, there were an additional 81,000 pages of government regulations. If you stack that up, it would be a three-story building." Ben Carson stated on November 29, 2015 in an interview on CNN: "The Family Research Council, according to some government agencies, is a terrorist group." Ben Carson stated on November 22, 2015 in a TV interview.: Says Thomas Jefferson helped "craft" the Constitution. Ben Carson stated on November 16, 2015 in an official statement posted on Facebook.: "There is currently no ability to vet these people," referring to Syrian refugees. Ben Carson stated on November 10, 2015 in the fourth GOP debate.: "The Chinese are there" in Syria. Ben Carson stated on November 10, 2015 in the Fox Business Network debate: Says Hillary Clinton told her daughter and a government official that Benghazi "was a terrorist attack, and then tells everybody else that it was a video." Ben Carson stated on November 10, 2015 in the Republican debate in Milwaukee, Wis.: "Every time we raise the minimum wage, the number of jobless people increases." Ben Carson stated on November 8, 2015 in comments on ABC's "This Week": "Go look on the West Point website and you’ll see those specific words, ‘full scholarship to West Point.’ So even though it is, you know, given as a grant for anybody who gets in, those words are used." Ben Carson stated on November 4, 2015 in an edited Facebook post: "Every signer of the Declaration of Independence had no federal elected office experience." Ben Carson stated on October 28, 2015 in the third GOP primary debate.: Says his tax plan wouldn't leave the federal government with a $1.1 trillion hole. Ben Carson stated on October 29, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate: Among manufacturers with fewer than 50 employees, "the average cost in terms of regulations is $34,000 per employee." Ben Carson stated on October 28, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate in Boulder, Colo.: Says he "didn’t have an involvement with" nutritional supplement company Mannatech. Ben Carson stated on October 9, 2015 in his book "A More Perfect Union": "German citizens were disarmed by their government in the late 1930s," which allowed the Nazis to "carry out their evil intentions with relatively little resistance." Ben Carson stated on October 8, 2015 in an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer: "In the class of 1968 at Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow, Mahmoud Abbas was one of the members of that class, and so was Ali Khamenei. And that's where they first established relationships with the young Vladimir Putin." Ben Carson stated on September 30, 2015 in a campaign stop in Exeter, N.H: Birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger "believed that people like me should be eliminated." Ben Carson stated on September 25, 2015 in Values Voter Summit: When ICE releases illegal immigrants, "a lot of those people are not from Honduras and Mexico. They’re from Iraq and Somalia and Russia." Ben Carson stated on September 27, 2015 in an interview on ABC's "This Week": "We've had examples like in Yuma County, where we've been able to stop 97 percent of the illegal (immigration) flow, and those programs, they abolish." Ben Carson stated on September 22, 2015 in an interview with Fox's "The Kelly File": There is not "one of the Muslim nations" that doesn't have "discrimination against women, discrimination against gays, subjugation of other religious beliefs." Ben Carson stated on September 16, 2015 in the second GOP debate: There are a "multitude" of vaccines that do not prevent deadly and crippling diseases. Ben Carson stated on September 16, 2015 in the CNN GOP presidential debate : Pediatricians have cut down on the number and proximity of vaccines because they recognize there have been "too many in too short a period of time." Ben Carson stated on August 23, 2015 in an interview on "State of the Union": Says "56 percent of (the U.S.-Mexico) border is not under our control." Ben Carson stated on August 16, 2015 in an interview on "Fox News Sunday": The number of people who "believe in socialism ... is increasing." Ben Carson stated on August 6, 2015 in the first Republican debate: "Ukraine was a nuclear-armed state. They gave away their nuclear arms with the understanding that we would protect them." Ben Carson stated on April 22, 2015 in a speech: "There are more young black males involved in the criminal justice system than there are in higher education." Ben Carson stated on April 6, 2015 in a speech in Manchester N.H.: "We spent twice as much per capita for health care in this country as the next closest nation." Ben Carson stated on March 4, 2015 in an interview on CNN: "A lot of people who go into prison straight, and when they come out they’re gay."