Latest False Fact-checks on Rand Paul 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 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 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 January 14, 2015 in a speech in New Hampshire: "Over half the people on disability are either anxious or their back hurts." Rand Paul stated on January 28, 2014 in a response to the State of the Union address: Says President Barack Obama "spent nearly a trillion dollars on make-work government jobs." Rand Paul stated on January 26, 2014 in an interview with CNN: "Over half of the young people" in medical, dental and law schools are women. Rand Paul stated on August 12, 2013 in an interview on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show": Of the roughly 15 percent of Americans who don’t have health insurance, "half of them made more than $50,000 a year." Rand Paul stated on March 6, 2013 in a tweet: "The president is advocating a drone strike program in America." Rand Paul stated on February 24, 2011 in an appearance on a TV interview program: "The average (public school) teacher in Wisconsin’s making $89,000 a year" in salary and benefits. Rand Paul stated on November 7, 2010 in an interview on ABC's This Week with Christiane Amanpour: "The average federal employee makes $120,000 a year. The average private employee makes $60,000 a year."