Though it’s based on a pretty big definition of “small”
"99.4% of businesses in Wisconsin are small businesses," and they employ "nearly half of our workforce."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
Accurate for 2015, at least
Small businesses in West Virginia make up "99 percent of the total number of businesses in the state" and employ "nearly 50 percent of the state’s workforce."
— PolitiFact West Virginia
on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
He's not far off
"In fact 7 out of 10 new jobs in America are created by small businesses."
— PolitiFact Missouri
on Monday, November 19th, 2018
He did exaggerate, but so did the ad
Says that Steve Watkins "bragged to voters that he built his company from scratch, but it was all a lie."
— PolitiFact National
on Thursday, October 11th, 2018
No black business boom
"Black business ownership jumped 400% in one year."
on Monday, August 27th, 2018