Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Ron Johnson Ron Johnson stated on June 12, 2019 in a Facebook post: Obama-era ban on whole and 2% milk in schools has caused "notable decline" in student milk consumption. Ron Johnson stated on November 1, 2018 in a radio interview: "Every couple days we have a caravan size group of people apprehended trying to come into the country illegally, or coming to the ports of entry without documentation." Ron Johnson stated on January 12, 2018 in an interview: About 1.1 million people legally enter the U.S. each year as permanent residents -- "65 percent of that is some kind of chain migration; 22 percent is diversity lottery, ‘asyling,’ refugees; only about 14, 15 percent has anything to do with work." Ron Johnson stated on July 19, 2016 in a speech at the Republican convention: Says that as a U.S. senator, Russ Feingold "voted against authorizing our military 11 separate times." Ron Johnson stated on April 29, 2016: Says he "started" the Pacur plastics manufacturing company he owns. Ron Johnson stated on February 5, 2016 in a public forum: Says Barack Obama "has the legal authority to let in really however many refugees he wants, from whatever country." Ron Johnson stated on January 22, 2016 in a campaign email: Says Barack Obama's administration has admitted that money from its Iran nuclear deal "would go directly to terrorism." Ron Johnson stated on February 18, 2014 in a public meeting: Even though Chicago has "the most stringent gun laws on the books," it still "has the highest murder rate" in the country. Ron Johnson stated on December 5, 2013 in an interview: Under President Obama’s health-care reforms, the premium for "an average plan for a family didn't go down by $2,500 per year, it's gone up about $2,500 per year." Ron Johnson stated on November 17, 2013 in the weekly Republican address: "Republicans have proposed dozens of (health care) solutions designed to help control costs and improve quality." Ron Johnson stated on October 10, 2012 in a television interview: Says President Barack Obama "did not come into office with the economy in a free fall." Ron Johnson stated on December 15, 2011 in a television interview: "President Obama has increased the federal workforce 192,000 individuals -- about 10 percent since he’s taken office -- while we’ve lost 2 million jobs." Ron Johnson stated on October 10, 2009 in a speech at a tea party rally in Oshkosh: "Both the state and federal governments make more per gallon in gas taxes than the oil companies make themselves for doing all the work."