Latest Fact-checks on Chris Van Hollen Chris Van Hollen stated on September 15, 2013 in an interview with Fox News: The employer mandate "affects only 5 percent of businesses in this country." Chris Van Hollen stated on April 10, 2011 in an interview on ABC's "This Week with Christiane Amanpour": "The Republicans have demanded deep cuts in education. They've demanded cuts in cancer research and other research to find cures and treatments to diseases." Chris Van Hollen stated on January 18, 2011 in comments on the House floor: Between 2000 and 2006, "health insurance company profits quadrupled." Chris Van Hollen stated on January 18, 2011 in comments on the House floor: "Between the year 2000 and 2006, (insurance) premiums in this country doubled."