Latest Pants on Fire! Fact-checks on Bob McDonnell Bob McDonnell stated on January 8, 2013 in a news conference.: Says his plan to raise car registration to $56 would still leave Virginia with a fee that’s "equal to or lower than most states." Bob McDonnell stated on June 29, 2012 in a TV interview.: States still face a "mandate" to expand Medicaid coverage under President Obama's health care reform law. Bob McDonnell stated on July 13, 2011 in a TV interviews: Virginia state employees "pay nothing" toward their pensions.