Partly accurate on both counts
"Tommy Thompson made millions from corporations who outsource American jobs and now he's trying to lavish huge tax breaks on them."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, November 1st, 2012
Generally correct, off on details
Says Democratic recall opponent Mahlon Mitchell sent a letter "encouraging folks to boycott more than 100 companies."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, May 20th, 2012
Decline started before Obama became president
"The number of new businesses started per year has dropped by 100,000 during this president’s term."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
Most 'loans' repaid, but taxpayers still await nearly $40 billion
"(GM and Chrysler) repaid their loans."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
He was against FedEx provision before he was for it
Says that Rick Santorum "voted for the unions over FedEx."
— Politifact Tennessee on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
Average cost to keep dropping with each car sold
"Federal, state and local governments have subsidized the production of the Volt to the tune of estimates between $50,000 and $250,000 per vehicle sold."
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
He did sign a bill, but it was fairly limited
Says he lived up to a 2008 promise when he "closed corporate tax loopholes that were sending profits overseas."
— Politifact National on Thursday, January 5th, 2012
'Robots' were glorified forklifts with melody alarms
Solyndra "had robots that whistled Disney songs. I'm not kidding."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, November 17th, 2011
They opposed anything that looked like a tax increase
"Republicans fought to protect tax loopholes for corporations that send our jobs overseas."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
True in '09, but not other recent years
"If you look at our tax mix, the share of corporate revenues as a percentage of our overall revenue mix has declined by about half over the last 30 years."
— Politifact Virginia on Saturday, July 2nd, 2011
New Chysler square; Old Chrysler not
"Less than two years ago, we made a commitment to repay the U.S. . . .taxpayers in full, and today we made good on that promise."
— Politifact National on Thursday, May 26th, 2011
A more modest majority, and some of those "small" firms are quite big
"A vast majority of the production in the United States comes from small independent oil and gas companies."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
No new jobs but no historic profits
General Electric "hasn't really created any jobs in this country, doesn't pay any taxes, and they're making historic profits."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
Obama no friend to big biz, Herman Cain, potential GOP foe, says
The United States is "the only developed country in the world that has not cut its corporate tax rate."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
The old pay gap, it ain't what it used to be.
"CEOs now earn 431 times what their workers earn."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
Some unions have Canadian members
Just like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, "the AFL-CIO receives dues from foreign entities associated with it."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010
Chamber not required to disclose, so it's pure speculation
"Groups that receive foreign money are spending huge sums to influence American elections."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 11th, 2010
Jobs connection is weak.
John Boehner wants to reopen a tax loophole "that actually rewarded corporations for shipping jobs and profits overseas."
— Politifact National on Monday, September 13th, 2010
It depends on what your definition of "handout" is
Proposed tax changes are a "handout" to BP.
— Politifact National on Friday, September 10th, 2010
"Defrauded" too strong a word
Halliburton defrauded American taxpayers of "hundreds of millions of dollars in Iraq."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010