Numbers on target, but more to the story
Says Scott Walker "wants state taxpayers to dole out up to $250 million annually in incentives" to Foxconn "to lure a manufacturing plant to Wisconsin that he claims will generate $181 million in tax revenue."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Not as a percentage of GDP
"Corporations have NEVER made as much money as they are making now."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
More than promising, less than hiring
"Foxconn is bringing 13,000 high-tech jobs to Wisconsin."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Different ways to rank new business starts
Wisconsin is "dead-last in creating new businesses" for "three years in a row."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
One ranking, not the only one
Says of Georgia, "for four years in a row, we are the No. 1 state to do business in."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
There's no law saying credits can't be claimed
Treasury Department's inspector general found "there's $4 billion a year in excess payments" going to people that shouldn’t get them. "These are mostly Mexicans."
— Politifact National on Thursday, April 27th, 2017
500,000 is a bit premature
Says he created "over 500,000 new jobs -- with a surge in female employment last month."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
3 measures good, 3 not so good
"Wisconsin’s economy is in the best shape it’s been since 2000."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Tracking the southern flow of money
"In 2014, Mexico alone received over $24 billion in remittances sent from the U.S., while other South and Central American countries received over 15 percent of their (gross domestic product) in the form of remittances."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
A lot happened before his action
"We raised the minimum wage to $15 first in city government. Now, working together with people in Albany, it's the law of the state."
— Politifact New York on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Not as much as oil
"The sanctions that we put on (Russia) for the Crimea annexation and meddling in Ukraine ... have absolutely crushed the ruble by 50 percent. And GDP from 2014 to 2016 is 50 percent down in Russia, as well."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
Somewhat overstated, but in the ballpark
Fifty percent of workers ages 55 to 64 have "zero" money "in the bank as they enter retirement."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Not all taxes are down
"Taxes for every New Yorker are lower today than when I started"
— Politifact New York on Friday, December 16th, 2016
Uber cherry picked the data
A recent study found "that cities where Uber operates have 3.6%-5.6% fewer drunk driving deaths than cities without access to ridesharing."
— Politifact New York on Friday, December 9th, 2016
Lots of those are retiree households
"One in five American households have nobody under the same roof that's got a job."
— Politifact National on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
Says performance, not gender, should determine pay
Says Donald Trump "doesn't believe in equal pay."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
Yes, but experts say the bill was meaningless
"Richard Burr voted to protect tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas but voted against a tax break to help working people."
— Politifact North Carolina on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
Positions not so clear
Says he and his running mate "are the only candidates that do believe in free trade."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Yes, but he also lowered taxes
"In 67 different ways, Governor McCrory has raised taxes on middle income families."
— Politifact North Carolina on Friday, October 14th, 2016
Repeating the most favorable number
Says that during President Barack Obama’s tenure, the United States has created "15 million new jobs."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016