Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Rand Paul 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 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 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 17, 2015 in a campaign rally in Houston: "We borrow a million dollars every minute." Rand Paul stated on October 15, 2014 in a speech.: "$2.4 million of the NIH dollars was spent on ‘origami’ condoms." Rand Paul stated on March 9, 2014 in a 'Fox News Sunday' interview: "The president won the youth vote 3 to 1, but his numbers have dropped 20, 30 percent among the youth." Rand Paul stated on January 5, 2014 in an interview on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos": "There are many studies that indicate" that the longer people get unemployment insurance, "it provides some disincentive to work." Rand Paul stated on August 12, 2013 in an interview on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show": Many uninsured Americans are "young." Rand Paul stated on March 14, 2013 in a speech at the CPAC conference: Says the federal government is supporting a study in Hawaii to "develop a menu for when we colonize Mars." Rand Paul stated on January 27, 2011 in a Senate Tea Party Caucus meeting: Says President Barack Obama revealed in his State of the Union address that he "now is against earmarks." Rand Paul stated on November 7, 2010 in an interview on ABC's "This Week with Christiane Amanpour": "The interest on the debt now is going to approach in the next couple of years ... what we spend in the national defense budget."