Latest Mostly False Fact-checks on Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders stated on February 15, 2020 in a speech in Las Vegas: Says Mike Bloomberg “opposed modest proposals during Barack Obama’s presidency to raise taxes on the wealthy, while advocating for cuts to Medicare and Social Security.” Bernie Sanders stated on September 12, 2019 in comments during the Democratic presidential primary debate in Houston: "Was it 150 million people on private insurance? 50 million of those people lose their private insurance every year when they quit their jobs, or they go unemployed, or their employer changes their insurance policy." Bernie Sanders stated on July 17, 2019 in a speech at George Washington University: With Medicare for All, "study after study has shown that ... the average middle-class families will save $3,000 each and every year on their health care bills." Bernie Sanders stated on November 15, 2018 in Tweet announcing new bill: Says middle class taxpayers "subsidize Walmart’s horrendously low wages to the tune of at least $6.2 billion every year." Bernie Sanders stated on July 10, 2018 in Facebook post: Says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s opinion that a president "may decline to enforce a statute . . . when the president deems the statute unconstitutional" is "contrary to 200 years of Supreme Court precedent." Bernie Sanders stated on May 25, 2017 in a tweet: Says President Donald "Trump’s budget gives a $100 billion tax break to three of the wealthiest families." Bernie Sanders stated on May 4, 2016 in a tweet: "Increasing the min. wage to $15 an hour would reduce spending on food stamps, public housing and other programs by over $7.6 billion a year." Bernie Sanders stated on April 17, 2016 in an interview on ABC's 'This Week': Says that in her speech to the pro-Israel group AIPAC, Hillary Clinton "had one line on the Palestinian people." Bernie Sanders stated on April 15, 2016 in a television ad: "Washington politicians are paid over $200,000 an hour for speeches." Bernie Sanders stated on April 12, 2016 in a speech in Syracuse, N.Y.: "We win when voter turnout is high, we lose when it is low." Bernie Sanders stated on April 6, 2016 in a speech at Temple University: Says Hillary Clinton "has been saying lately that she thinks that I am, 'not qualified to be president.' " Bernie Sanders stated on March 30, 2016 in a CNN interview: Says his free public university tuition program "is paid for … by a tax on Wall Street's speculation." Bernie Sanders stated on March 6, 2016 in the Democratic debate in Flint, Mich.: "NAFTA, supported by the Secretary (Clinton), cost us 800,000 jobs nationwide." Bernie Sanders stated on February 23, 2016 in a speech.: "We work longer hours than any people in the industrialized world, including the Japanese." Bernie Sanders stated on February 7, 2016 in comments on Meet the Press: "Tell me what Madeleine Albright’s position was on the War on Iraq. I wouldn’t be surprised if she supported it." Bernie Sanders stated on January 17, 2016 in comments during the South Carolina Democratic presidential debate: "Very little of (the defense) budget — less than 10 percent — actually goes into fighting ISIS and international terrorism." Bernie Sanders stated on January 17, 2016 in comments during the South Carolina Democratic presidential debate: "I helped write" the Affordable Care Act. Bernie Sanders stated on December 20, 2015 in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press".: "We didn't go out and take" information from the Hillary Clinton campaign. Bernie Sanders stated on November 14, 2015 in a Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, Iowa.: Climate change is "directly related" to the growth of terrorism. Bernie Sanders stated on November 14, 2015 in the Democratic debate in Iowa: Out of the total U.S. military budget, "significantly less than 10 percent of that money is used to fight international terrorism." Bernie Sanders stated on October 13, 2015 in a Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas: "We are imprisoning or giving jail sentences to young people who are smoking marijuana." Bernie Sanders stated on September 22, 2015 in a tweet: The largest low-wage employer "is not McDonalds or Walmart but the U.S. government." Bernie Sanders stated on July 5, 2015 in an interview on CNN: "We have the highest rate of childhood poverty of any major country on Earth." Bernie Sanders stated on January 7, 2013 in an interview on MSNBC: "Poverty levels (are) at an all-time high."