Latest Mostly False Fact-checks on Bob McDonnell Bob McDonnell stated on January 9, 2013 in a speech.: "The brutal fact is, when it comes to education, America is slipping" behind other nations. Bob McDonnell stated on February 24, 2012 in a symposium.: President Obama's "budget would call for about $25 trillion in debt by the end of his term, if he was re-elected." Bob McDonnell stated on June 25, 2011 in an op-ed.: "Under Gov. Rick Perry’s leadership [Texas] has created more jobs over the last decade than the rest of the states combined." Bob McDonnell stated on March 26, 2011 in a speech.: "When I took office last year we faced historic budget deficits of $6 billion here in Virginia. And we closed those deficits by cutting spending." Bob McDonnell stated on January 12, 2011 in a speech.: Road construction bids "are coming in at the lowest in the modern era." Bob McDonnell stated on January 12, 2011 in the State of the Commonwealth address: "It is estimated that every $100 million spent on construction generates 3,000 new jobs."