Decline started before Trump era
"Thanks to President Trump and Republican leadership, the number of people collecting food stamps has declined by more than two million."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
Estimate is over 5 years
Says Scott Walker "has turned down $1 billion of Medicaid money over the course of his tenure."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, June 15th, 2018
She cosponsored the legislation, but has backed some military measures, too
"Tammy Baldwin cosponsored legislation that wanted to establish the Department of Peace and Nonviolence."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
He cited an outdated graph
"We’ve spent more money on the military than the next 12 nations combined."
— Politifact North Carolina on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
His numbers are on target
"George W. Bush doubled the debt from $5 trillion to $10 trillion. President Obama doubled the debt from $10 trillion to $20 trillion. Now we're on course to exceed $30 trillion in the next seven years or so."
— Politifact National on Friday, February 9th, 2018
The league isn't, but their stadiums are
The NFL is "getting massive tax breaks."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 12th, 2017
The Treasury inspector general is investigating
Says U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin "wants to use a government jet that costs $25,000 per hour for his honeymoon."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, September 18th, 2017
A fair projection, somewhat mislabeled
"We are $20 trillion in debt. The Congressional Budget Office projects an additional $129 trillion of accumulated deficits over the next 30 years."
— Politifact National on Friday, June 30th, 2017
On the big picture, he's right
"President Trump last month proposed a $6 billion cut in funding to the National Institutes of Health. And thank God our congressmen made a deal last night to not go along with that. They actually increased funding by $2 billion."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
There's that, but there's much more, too
In the federal government, "there’s $16 billion in duplicate programs" that can be cut.
— Politifact Georgia on Thursday, April 27th, 2017
Basically on target
The Obama administration issued an "11th-hour rule that entrenches federal family planning funding for Planned Parenthood."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
It's his phrasing that matters
"In the last five years only one out of 60 -- one out of 60 -- appropriations bills has been passed on time before the end of the fiscal year."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
South Dakota v. Dole
On Donald Trump’s plan to cut federal funding to sanctuary cities, "because of a decision by the Supreme Court, no president's in a position to cut off funding across the board. It has to be very specific to the matter at hand."
— Politifact National on Thursday, December 1st, 2016
He talked about negotiating debt in May
Says Donald Trump once suggested that he "would try to negotiate down the national debt."
— Politifact National on Monday, September 26th, 2016
Pence isn't gung-ho about federal health care
"Mike Pence voted against expanding the Children’s Health Insurance program, which Hillary helped to start."
— Politifact National on Monday, August 8th, 2016
GOP label of 'premium supports' differs little from voucher
Says Ron Johnson voted to turn Medicare "into a voucher program."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, June 10th, 2016
Expert: 'One-time gimmick'
"Andrew Jackson was the last president who actually balanced the federal budget, where we had no national debt."
— Politifact National on Thursday, April 21st, 2016
But relatively, Singapore tries harder
"Most funding for tuberculosis research (is) provided by the U.S. National Institutes for Health."
— Politifact Global News Service on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
Numerically correct; significance is less clear
"Barack Obama will somehow manage to add more than $8 trillion to the national debt, which is more debt than the 43 presidents who held office before him compiled together."
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 18th, 2016
Yes, though bailout help was indirect
"We bailed out" Johnson Controls when "we saved the auto industry" and "now they want to avoid paying taxes."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, February 11th, 2016