Claim deserves a lump of coal
"The only candidate pocketing big money from people who want to destroy coal is Mitch McConnell."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
Not what the rules say
"What (the Obama administration is) going to come out with in the next several months is you're not even going to be able to burn coal very limitedly in the existing plants."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Even TransCanada not citing those numbers
"The nearly six-year delay in approving Keystone is costing Americans more than 100,000 jobs."
— Politifact National on Thursday, June 26th, 2014
The Chamber of Commerce says new carbon regulations will kill "244,000 jobs a year" and cost average families "$1,200 a year."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, June 9th, 2014
Can't use this study to bash Obama's rules
New carbon regulations will increase electric bills by "$17 billion every year" and "potentially put an average of 224,000 more people out of work every year."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 2nd, 2014
97 percent of findings that took a position disagree
Human activity is not "causing these dramatic changes to our climate."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
Admininstration's reports say otherwise
The "most realistic estimates" for jobs created by Keystone XL are "maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipeline."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Inserted ellipses changed the meaning of House rule
A bill to advance the Keystone XL Pipeline "is an earmark" under House rules.
— Politifact National on Friday, May 31st, 2013
Brown didn't vote yes and so-called plan doesn't even exist
Says that Sherrod Brown is an "Obama rubber stamp" for "supporting the job-killing cap and trade plan."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, November 1st, 2012
Solyndra, Alaska, Keystone pushing up today's prices? No.
Gas prices have doubled because "Obama opposed exploring for energy in Alaska. He gave millions of tax dollars to Solyndra, which then went bankrupt. And he blocked the Keystone pipeline. So we will all pay more at the pump."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, April 19th, 2012
Says President Obama's decision to not issue a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline meant "we were denied the ability immediately to reduce prices at the pump."
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Jobs claim running on fumes
The Keystone oil pipeline "would employ 20,000 people in the United States."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
Evidence says he doesn't
Says Mitt Romney supports cap and trade.
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Except when he did favor it
"I never favored cap and trade."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, December 7th, 2011
A bit of hot air
Says there’s not "much evidence to suggest that people have (contributed to global warming) or can do very much to change anything."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Actually, consensus is solid
Scientists are "questioning the original idea that man-made global warming is what is causing the climate to change. … (It is) more and more being put into question."
— Politifact National on Monday, August 22nd, 2011
Isolated dissenters but no major disagreement
"The weight of the evidence (on global warming) is that most of it, maybe all of it, is because of natural causes ... it’s fair to say the science is in dispute."
— Politifact National on Sunday, August 14th, 2011
This Bud’s not for Jeff Tittel
"One of the reasons that Budweiser stayed in New Jersey is the money they got from RGGI to put solar on their roof to save on their energy costs."
— Politifact New Jersey on Monday, July 4th, 2011
This argument is out of juice
Says Ocean Spray is moving its Bordentown processing facility to Pennsylvania largely because of costs associated with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
— Politifact New Jersey on Monday, June 20th, 2011
Evidence beyond flimsy
Commerce Secretary nominee John Bryson "appears to endorse world government."
— Politifact National on Thursday, June 9th, 2011