Latest Fact-checks on Richard Ojeda Richard Ojeda stated on October 19, 2019 in a tweet: "One in eight American adults, or 12.7 percent of the U.S population, now meets diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorder." Richard Ojeda stated on August 20, 2019 in a tweet: "75-100 folks (are) killed a month and over 200 wounded by senseless gun violence." Richard Ojeda stated on August 25, 2019 in a tweet: The United States is "#1 in oil consumption" in the world. Richard Ojeda stated on November 27, 2018 in a tweet: At General Motors, CEO Mary Barra "took home almost 22 MILLION DOLLARS last year alone (295x your company's average employee)." Richard Ojeda stated on October 24, 2018 in a video posted to Facebook: "We have lost more lives in the last two years" due to opioids "than all of the lives lost during the Vietnam War."