Latest False Fact-checks on Ed Gillespie Ed Gillespie stated on January 13, 2016 in a Facebook post.: "More businesses are closing than opening in Virginia today." Ed Gillespie stated on September 9, 2014 in a TV ad.: Says Mark Warner told PolitiFact National's "Lie of the Year" in 2013. Ed Gillespie stated on June 2, 2014 in a TV interview.: The Chamber of Commerce says new carbon regulations will kill "244,000 jobs a year" and cost average families "$1,200 a year."