Latest Fact-checks on Rand Paul Rand Paul stated on January 4, 2022 in an ad: “No one has been hospitalized for” the omicron variant of COVID-19. Rand Paul stated on March 21, 2021 in a tweet: “Sorry Dr Fauci and other fearmongers, new study shows vaccines and naturally acquired immunity DO effectively neutralize COVID variants.” Rand Paul stated on November 29, 2020 in a tweet: “Trump margin of ‘defeat’ in 4 states occurred in 4 data dumps between 1:34-6:31 AM. Statistical anomaly? Fraud?” Rand Paul stated on August 25, 2020 in a speech at the RNC: Says Joe Biden “voted for the Iraq War … He supported war in Serbia, Syria, Libya.” Rand Paul stated on May 6, 2020 in an interview: $3 trillion for federal coronavirus stimulus packages is "being borrowed basically from China." Rand Paul stated on November 10, 2019 in an interview on Meet the Press: President Donald Trump's phone call with the Ukrainian president "sounds exactly like what Joe Biden did." Rand Paul stated on October 11, 2019 in an interview on ABC's "The View": "Most people below $50,000 don’t pay any income tax. The top 1 percent in our country pay 40%." Rand Paul stated on February 8, 2018 in a Senate floor speech: "George W. Bush doubled the debt from $5 trillion to $10 trillion. President Obama doubled the debt from $10 trillion to $20 trillion. Now we're on course to exceed $30 trillion in the next seven years or so." Rand Paul stated on March 2, 2017 in an interview on ABC's "This Week": "We've repealed regulations for the first time in 20 years using the Congressional Review Act -- three regulations that were going to cost the economy hundreds of millions of dollars and tens of thousands of jobs." Rand Paul stated on January 11, 2017 in a Senate confirmation hearing: "We give (foreign aid) to developing countries, and 70 percent of it's stolen off the top." Rand Paul stated on January 15, 2017 in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union": "The vast majority of people that got insurance under President Obama's Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act, got it through Medicaid." Rand Paul stated on November 15, 2016 in a column on rare.us: Says John Bolton supported the Iraq War and said last year that "I still think the decision to overthrow Saddam was correct." Rand Paul stated on January 28, 2016 in a Republican debate: "A third of the budget for the city of Ferguson (Missouri) was being reaped by civil fines." Rand Paul stated on January 3, 2016 in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press": "Both Cruz and Rubio are missing the vast majority of their votes." Rand Paul stated on December 15, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas: "If you are going to kill the families of terrorists, realize that there's something called the Geneva Convention we're going to have to pull out of." Rand Paul stated on December 15, 2015 in in the CNN debate in Las Vegas: Says Marco Rubio "is the one for an open border." Rand Paul stated on December 6, 2015 in an interview on NBC's 'Meet the Press': "In France, they have a (surveillance) program a thousandfold more invasive" than the United States. Rand Paul stated on November 10, 2015 in a debate: Says Marco Rubio is proposing a new $1 trillion "welfare program" in tax credits and "$1 trillion in new military spending." Rand Paul stated on November 10, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate: Income inequality "seems to be worst in cities run by Democrats." Rand Paul stated on October 28, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate in Boulder, Colo.: The debt limit deal "allows President Obama to borrow unlimited amounts of money." Rand Paul stated on September 16, 2015 in a presidential debate: "There's never been a direct Supreme Court case on people who were here illegally, whether or not their kids are citizens." Rand Paul stated on August 6, 2015 in a Republican presidential debate in Cleveland: "The Fourth Amendment was what we fought the Revolution over. John Adams said it was the spark that led to our war for independence." Rand Paul stated on July 26, 2015 in an interview on "Fox News Sunday": "(Hillary Clinton's State Department) actually admonished one of her ambassadors because he wasn’t using the proper server." Rand Paul stated on July 17, 2015 in a campaign rally in Houston: "We borrow a million dollars every minute." Rand Paul stated on April 18, 2015 in a speech in Nashua, N.H.: "Hillary Clinton’s State Department sent three comedians to India on the ‘Make Chai, Not War’ tour." Rand Paul stated on April 12, 2015 in comments on CNN's "State of the Union": Says Hillary Clinton "completely ignored" "dozens and dozens of requests for more security" for the Benghazi consulate. Rand Paul stated on April 8, 2015 in a town hall meeting in Milford, NH: "The founders of New Hampshire came up with the motto Live Free or Die." Rand Paul stated on April 7, 2015 in a speech announcing his presidential campaign: "Debt doubled" under Bush "and now it’s tripling under Barack Obama’s watch." Rand Paul stated on March 24, 2015 in an interview on the Kelly File: Says according to recent polls, no Republican candidate "is doing better against Hillary Clinton than myself." Rand Paul stated on February 27, 2015 in a speech at CPAC: U.S. military involvement in Libya "allowed thousands of surface-to-air missiles to fall into the hands of radical Islamists."