Latest False Fact-checks on Tommy Thompson Tommy Thompson stated on October 16, 2012 in a TV ad: Says Tammy Baldwin "voted to gut Medicare for seniors." Tommy Thompson stated on September 27, 2012 in an interview: Says Tammy Baldwin supports a law "in which government will take over your decisions on medicine, on doctors and on hospitals." Tommy Thompson stated on October 27, 2012 in an interview: Says U.S. Senate opponent Tammy Baldwin supported a federal budget "that spent trillions -- not billions, trillions -- more money than the Obama budget." Tommy Thompson stated on July 22, 2012 in an interview: "I have voted every year in Wisconsin." Tommy Thompson stated on June 13, 2012 in tweets: Says he "never supported" federal health care individual mandate. Tommy Thompson stated on March 23, 2012 in a campaign speech: Every time the price of gasoline rises 1 cent, "it's a billion dollars out of our economy that goes to Saudi Arabia." Tommy Thompson stated on March 3, 2012 in a speech: Says when he was governor, Wisconsin cut unemployment to 2.1 percent and the state’s unemployment rate was "the lowest in the country for 40 consecutive months." Tommy Thompson stated on January 23, 2012 in an interview: Says that as Wisconsin governor he "never raised taxes."