Latest Fact-checks on Keith Olbermann Keith Olbermann stated on July 6, 2010 in a comment on MSNBC's 'Countdown with Keith Olbermann': "Subsidies for oil and gas companies make up 88 percent of all federal subsidies. Just cutting the oil and gas subsidies out would save the U.S. government $45 billion every year." Keith Olbermann stated on April 19, 2010 in comments on the MSNBC show Countdown : The Treaty of Tripoli signed by President John Adams was "his outreach to Muslims." Keith Olbermann stated on November 23, 2009 in MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann: A new Republican litmus test "would have resulted in (the GOP) kicking out Ronald Reagan." Keith Olbermann stated on October 27, 2009 in 'Countdown with Keith Olbermann': Sen. Joe Lieberman's "home state has a public option which covers about 10,000 of its citizens that was introduced by its Republican governor." Keith Olbermann stated on September 16, 2009 in his television show "Countdown": For middle-class families under the Baucus plan, "13 percent of what they make could be deducted directly from their paychecks . . . the so-called 'Max Tax.'" Keith Olbermann stated on June 18, 2009 in his MSNBC "Countdown" program: "Yes, this would be the same congressman (Rep. Pete Hoekstra) who last year Tweeted the whereabouts of a top-secret mission to Iraq." Keith Olbermann stated on April 8, 2009 in an episode of his TV program.: "President Obama is actually increasing Bush-era defense spending by $21 billion in the new fiscal year."