Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on George Allen George Allen stated on February 6, 2012 in an interview.: The cost of a gas tank fill-up has risen $30 since Barack Obama became president. George Allen stated on August 22, 2011 in campaign literature.: Takes credit for "substantially reducing the size of the state workforce." George Allen stated on June 14, 2011 in a speech.: "The tax on job creating businesses is 35 percent in the United States, second worst in the entire world." George Allen stated on March 23, 2011 in a blog post.: A majority of the American people opposed the health care law when it was signed and still oppose it today.