Latest True Fact-checks on Jim Webb Jim Webb stated on December 3, 2014 in a conference.: The U.S. has "5 percent of the world’s population, 25 percent of the world’s known prison population." Jim Webb stated on May 14, 2012 in an interview.: President Obama budget request for veterans is "more than double the amount in constant dollars appropriated in 1980, when the veterans population was larger by a third." Jim Webb stated on November 4, 2011 in a TV interview.: "Ronald Reagan raised the national debt 18 times."