Latest Fact-checks on Sean Duffy Sean Duffy stated on November 30, 2017 in an interview: Says special counsel Robert Mueller "has brought in Democrat campaign donors at a very high level" on his team of lawyers. Sean Duffy stated on September 14, 2017 in a Facebook Live town hall: Vermont had to "scrap" its single-payer health insurance program because it was "going bankrupt." Sean Duffy stated on July 20, 2017 in a TV interview: "We're flying 1987 planes with 1987 technology." Sean Duffy stated on July 20, 2017 in an interview: "You have almost half the counties in America that have one provider or no provider for insurance" on the Obamacare exchanges. Sean Duffy stated on July 17, 2017 in a TV interview: Republicans have " won a thousand seats since Obamacare." Sean Duffy stated on May 9, 2017 in an interview: The Republican replacement for Obamacare does not give massive tax cuts to wealthy Americans. Sean Duffy stated on January 24, 2017 in a news release: "Abortion providers like Planned Parenthood do little other than provide abortions." Sean Duffy stated on December 1, 2016 in an interview: Wisconsin has only one county, Dane, "that's hand counting the votes" in the 2016 presidential recount. Sean Duffy stated on November 17, 2016 in an interview: "Black Lives Matter, who are attacking law enforcement officers" -- Barack Obama "had them to the White House." Sean Duffy stated on October 27, 2016 in an interview on CNN: "One of George Soros' companies has provided some of the (voting) machines" for some states. Sean Duffy stated on August 23, 2016 in an interview: Says Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has "ties to the Muslim Brotherhood." Sean Duffy stated on July 18, 2016 in a speech: "Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have left us with $19 trillion in debt." Sean Duffy stated on April 22, 2016 in a radio ad: On how to respond to Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. Sean Duffy stated on December 9, 2015 in an interview: Says President Barack Obama’s homeland security budget had "$16 million to fight climate change" but "didn't have a line item to fight violent extremism." Sean Duffy stated on September 18, 2015 in a speech: "Millions of dollars are spent by Planned Parenthood to elect Democrats to the House of Representatives and the Senate." Sean Duffy stated on May 3, 2014 in an interview: "Explosive growth in Medicare" is the reason federal deficit spending is predicted to top $1 trillion again after falling to $600 billion annually. Sean Duffy stated on October 8, 2013 in an interview: All members of Congress are required to be in Obamacare, but Obama and members of his administration "have their own gold-plated health care plans that they're in." Sean Duffy stated on July 17, 2013 in an interview: The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is "collecting financial information, monitoring financial information of millions of Americans" without their knowledge and "storing it for up to 10 years." Sean Duffy stated on March 10, 2013 in an interview: The United States spends "$2.2 billion on free cell phones, $27 million on Moroccan pottery classes" and pays for "the travel expenses for the watermelon queen in Alabama." Sean Duffy stated on June 7, 2012 in a news release: President Barack Obama’s health care reform "slashed $500 billion from Medicare." Sean Duffy stated on July 20, 2011 in an op-ed piece in the Washington Times: The Dodd-Frank financial-reform law’s hundreds of new rules will force small banks and credit unions to burn up "an estimated 2,260,631 labor hours just for compliance." Sean Duffy stated on February 23, 2011 in a discussion at a town hall meeting: "The benefits that were offered to me as a congressman don’t even compare to the benefits that you get as a state employee. I just experienced that myself. They’re not nearly as good." Sean Duffy stated on January 19, 2011 in a vote in the U.S. House on repeal of health care reform: On "repeal and replace" of federal health care reform. Sean Duffy stated on August 25, 2010 in a campaign news release: "Julie Lassa willingly took a hefty pay raise at a time when people throughout her district and the state were losing their jobs."