Latest Fact-checks on Thom Tillis Thom Tillis stated on January 10, 2020 in an email newsletter: Says Democratic opponents Cal Cunningham and Erica Smith support sanctuary policies. Thom Tillis stated on March 14, 2019 in a vote: Position on Trump’s national emergency declaration for border wall funding Thom Tillis stated on November 29, 2017 in a press conference: The Senate GOP plan does not raise taxes for Americans earning less than $70,000. Thom Tillis stated on May 19, 2017 in a press release supporting the Back The Blue Act of 2017: "Last year was one of the deadliest years ever for law enforcement officers." Thom Tillis stated on October 7, 2014 in a debate: In North Carolina, "now we're near the national average" for unemployment. Thom Tillis stated on October 7, 2014 in a debate: By voting for Obamacare, Sen. Kay Hagan "voted to kill the equivalent of 2.5 million jobs." Thom Tillis stated on September 30, 2014 in a campaign ad: Says Sen. Kay Hagan "has missed half of the (Senate Armed Services) Committee's hearings in 2014." Thom Tillis stated on April 15, 2014 in a TV ad: Says a pro-Democratic ad is "false" for saying that he allowed two disgraced staffers in 2012 to "resign."