Latest Fact-checks on Jim Jordan Jim Jordan stated on August 8, 2013 in a news release: Says Obama "exempted Congress and their staff from the full effect of the (health care) law." Jim Jordan stated on March 19, 2013 in a congressional hearing: The national debt is "larger than our entire annual economy." Jim Jordan stated on January 6, 2013 in an interview on Fox News Sunday: Seven of America’s 10 wealthiest counties are in the Washington, D.C., area. Jim Jordan stated on January 25, 2012 in a congressional hearing: "Federal, state and local governments have subsidized the production of the Volt to the tune of estimates between $50,000 and $250,000 per vehicle sold." Jim Jordan stated on November 30, 2011 in a congressional hearing: "Eighty percent of all U.S. communities depend solely on trucks to deliver and supply the products sold in stores or ordered online." Jim Jordan stated on November 13, 2011 in a newspaper column: "President Obama's recent plan to cut $100 million of waste within his administration won't actually save money because he's going to spend it elsewhere." Jim Jordan stated on June 1, 2011 in a House committee hearing: "Only seven of 18 federal food assistance programs have been associated with positive health and nutrition outcomes, while the remaining 11 have not been effective." Jim Jordan stated on March 22, 2011 in an interview on the Fox Business Channel: The federal government has "77 different means-tested social welfare programs." Jim Jordan stated on January 20, 2011 in a speech to the Heritage Foundation: "Our debt to GDP ratios, our deficit to GDP ratios are quickly approaching the countries we have been reading about for the last year and a half. We are not far behind Ireland, Greece, Portugal and Spain and all these countries we have been reading about."