Driving home the point
"When a car is sent to the United States from China, there is a Tariff to be paid of 2 1/2%. When a car is sent to China from the United States, there is a Tariff to be paid of 25%."
— Politifact National on Monday, April 9th, 2018
Nuts and bolts of trade data
"China, my understanding is, supplies 4 percent of the steel in the U.S."
— Politifact National on Thursday, March 8th, 2018
Cites a credible count, though other factors also involved
"We’ve lost 70,000 factories since China joined the World Trade Organization."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Not all to China
"Since China joined — that’s another beauty — the WTO in 2001, the U.S. has lost many more than 60,000 factories."
— Politifact National on Friday, March 24th, 2017
Russia and China are "doing naval exercises together someplace."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Trump feels the Bern?
Says he and Bernie Sanders have "very similar" views on trade
— Politifact North Carolina on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
On appeal, he did
"Ted Cruz defended a Chinese company that stole an invention from an American inventor."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Sunday, February 7th, 2016
U.S. top ranked, though figures for China not entirely clear
"We lock up close to 2.4 million people in this country. We're locking up more people than China and Russia."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
Song of Lime Juice and Despair
"In almost every other country in the world, artists and musicians are paid when their music is played on the radio. In fact, the only countries besides the U.S. who do not have a radio-performance right are China, Iran and North Korea."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, December 7th, 2015
Didn’t make them, but his pension fund did
Says Barack Obama has pension investments that include Chinese firms, and "investments through a Caymans trust."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
Tire jobs saved, others lost
Chinese tire imports threatened 1,000 American jobs, so President Obama "stood up to China and protected American workers. Mitt Romney attacked Obama's decision."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 1st, 2012
Some money yes, but probably not much
"Even today part of Romney’s fortune is invested in China."
— Politifact National on Thursday, September 20th, 2012
Another measure shows a smaller gap
The U.S. economy "is three times as big as China's."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, December 5th, 2011
Millions of bloggers, but more social than political
There are 500 million Internet users "and 80 million bloggers who are driving discussions in China. … So you’ve got a lot of people voicing frustration and discontent."
— Politifact National on Friday, August 19th, 2011
Numbers are off, idea is right
"On average, Americans spend less than 10 percent of their disposable income on food. Compare that to folks in Mexico, who spend 22 percent, China, 28 percent and Russia, 37 percent."
— Politifact Texas on Saturday, January 15th, 2011