Various analyses back her up
According to "independent experts," Donald Trump's tax plan "would blow up the debt by over $5 trillion and would in some instances disadvantage middle-class families compared to the wealthy."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Projections show debt gradually rising
Under current conditions, by 2023, the interest payments on the national debt will be $722 billion, larger than the projected defense spending of $696 billion.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, March 27th, 2015
And 36 others are collecting over $100,000 a year
"We have a retiree that is collecting a $17,000 paycheck a month . . . tax free."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, October 5th, 2014
It’s half a mountain now
"We cut our deficits by more than half."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, September 5th, 2014
It was costly to the government and the economy
"It cost us more to shut the government down than to keep it open."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Federal government covers all costs
Members of the military don’t "contribute toward their pension."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, January 12th, 2014
She swings -- and connects
The deficit this year could pay "all of the 2013 salaries of every professional baseball player for the next 248 years."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Monday, November 18th, 2013
‘Digital diplomacy’ comes with a price
Says the State Department spent $630,000 to get 2 million Facebook "Likes."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, August 1st, 2013
Report offers best estimate
"The Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan office, did an analysis and said that passing comprehensive immigration reform will reduce the federal deficit by $200 billion over the next decade."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, August 1st, 2013
Fat deficit made it easy to shed weight
Says "our deficits are falling at the fastest rate in 60 years."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 25th, 2013
Recession drove need
Food stamp spending "doubled under President Bush, doubled again under President Obama."
— Politifact National on Friday, July 19th, 2013
CVS got 59 percent of the total
Of six Rhode Island tax-credit programs worth about $35 million, "three companies got 90 percent of that -- CVS and two companies not even located in the state of Rhode Island."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, February 24th, 2013
Claim on the money, starting with No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3
Seven of America’s 10 wealthiest counties are in the Washington, D.C., area.
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, January 14th, 2013
Says budget savings by reducing pay and benefits for federal employees total $103 billion over 10 years -- more than $50,000 per worker.
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, December 17th, 2012
Some rhetorical flair, but still on point
Budget analysts say the looming tax hikes and spending cuts would "take us into a recession and kill jobs."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, November 15th, 2012
A broken promise
Says Barack Obama "said when he was running for office four years ago that he would halve the annual deficit by the end of his first term. That simply has not happened."
— Politifact New Jersey on Sunday, October 21st, 2012
Pentagon says it's ready for anything
Says Romney wants to add $2 trillion to the defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.
— Politifact National on Friday, October 5th, 2012
See YouTube video, 2009
Says Obama promised to cut the deficit in half.
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 4th, 2012
Enough cash to make the landscape green
"$16 trillion (the national debt) in $1 bills would cover the entire state of Ohio nearly 1.5 times."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
Reagan cut tax deals with Congress
Ronald Reagan "raised taxes in 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1987."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, June 25th, 2012