Latest Fact-checks on Mike Huckabee Mike Huckabee stated on March 15, 2021 in a Twitter post: “70% of Georgians said they would vote for Trump in 2024.” Mike Huckabee stated on November 10, 2015 in the fourth undercard GOP debate. : "Only one out of five of the so-called ‘Syrian refugees’ who went into Europe were actually Syrian." Mike Huckabee stated on September 24, 2015 in radio interview: The Washington D.C.-area "never has a recession." Mike Huckabee stated on September 24, 2015 in a radio show.: "Six of the 10 richest counties in the United States surround Washington, D.C." Mike Huckabee stated on September 16, 2015 in the CNN Republican debate: The government "made accommodation to the Fort Hood shooter to let him grow a beard" for religious reasons. Mike Huckabee stated on September 16, 2015 in comments on the CNN debate: "We've just now given over $100 billion" to Iran, "the equivalent in U.S. terms is $5 trillion." Mike Huckabee stated on August 6, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate: "One of the reasons that Social Security is in so much trouble is that the only funding stream comes from people who get a wage. The people who get wages is declining dramatically." Mike Huckabee stated on August 6, 2015 in the first Republican debate: "$700 billion was robbed (from Medicare) to pay for Obamacare." Mike Huckabee stated on June 2, 2015 in a speech at Gov. Rick Scott's economic summit in Orlando: "Sixty million Americans depend on Social Security, and one-third of all the seniors in America depend on Social Security for 90 percent of their income." Mike Huckabee stated on May 24, 2015 in an interview on "Fox News Sunday": The Supreme Court "can’t overrule the other two" branches of government. Mike Huckabee stated on May 1, 2015 in a video: Says he "raised average family income by 50 percent" during his tenure as Arkansas governor. Mike Huckabee stated on November 18, 2013 in comments on “The Mike Huckabee Show”: "You've got more people wanting to go moose hunting in New Hampshire than want Obamacare." Mike Huckabee stated on August 20, 2013 in a Facebook post: "America’s gun-related homicide rate … would be about the same as Belgium’s if you left out California, Illinois, D.C. and New Jersey, places with some of the strictest gun control laws in the U.S." Mike Huckabee stated on July 5, 2012 in a Facebook post: "The White House has three staff calligraphers making between $86,000 and $97,000 each, and just one National Security Director. She makes $55,000." Mike Huckabee stated on April 2, 2012 in a robocall: President Obama's refusal to grant permits for offshore drilling is one reason gasoline prices are soaring. Mike Huckabee stated on March 4, 2011 in a post on his PAC's website: Says it’s a "statistical reality that most single moms are very poor, under-educated, can't get a job, and if it weren't for government assistance, their kids would be starving to death." Mike Huckabee stated on February 28, 2011 in an interview on a radio show: Says Barack Obama grew up in Kenya. Mike Huckabee stated on September 3, 2008 in a speech at the Republican National Convention: Sarah Palin "got more votes running for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, than Joe Biden got running for president of the United States." Mike Huckabee stated on February 6, 2008 in an interview on MSNBC: "I'm the only Republican who has gotten endorsements in this presidential race from major labor unions..." Mike Huckabee stated on January 18, 2008 in an interview on MSNBC's Morning Joe.: "When I was in college, we used to take a popcorn popper . . . and we would fry squirrel." Mike Huckabee stated on January 30, 2008 in a Republican debate in Simi Valley, Calif.: "Every billion dollars we spend on highway construction results in 47,500 jobs. But the fact is the average American is sitting in traffic 38 hours a year." Mike Huckabee stated on January 30, 2008 in a debate in Simi Valley, Calif.: "Let's not blame President Bush for all of this. We've got a Congress who sat around on their hands and done nothing but spend a lot of money ... leaving us $9-trillion in debt that we're passing on to our grandchildren." Mike Huckabee stated on January 25, 2008 in a debate in Boca Raton.: "The average American is working through the month of May just to pay off the government." Mike Huckabee stated on January 24, 2008 in a debate in Boca Raton.: Says he was the only Republican candidate at a prior debate who said lower-income workers were being hurt by the economy. Mike Huckabee stated on January 23, 2008: "When the Fair Tax becomes law, it will be like waving a magic wand releasing us from pain and unfairness." Mike Huckabee stated on January 10, 2008 in a debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C.: "I took on the worst road system in the country, according to Trucker's magazine. When I left, they said it was the most improved road system in the country." Mike Huckabee stated on January 10, 2008 in a debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C.: "(Ronald Reagan) raised taxes a billion dollars in his first year as governor of California." Mike Huckabee stated on January 10, 2008 in a TV ad airing in Michigan: Says Time magazine called him "one of America's best governors." Mike Huckabee stated on January 5, 2008 in a debate in Manchester, N.H.: "I supported the surge when you didn't." Mike Huckabee stated on December 30, 2007 in a TV interview on NBC.: "...some of those (tax increases) were either court-ordered, or they were voted on by the people and approved by the people for (such) things as roads."