Fuzzy, 16-year-old estimate
European allies "pay us $2.5 billion a year to keep our forces there. It would cost us more money to bring the troops home than to keep them in Europe."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, July 12th, 2018
History repeating itself?
North Korea's history of international negotiations shows "they'll take the concessions, they'll keep them in their pocket and then they won't deliver."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, June 7th, 2018
"If you are talking about Canada .. our wine cannot sit on their supermarkets."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
Says of disclosing his $20,000 speech about Syria, "there was no hiding. I released it."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, April 26th, 2018
Stick to the lower estimate
"The United States has a massive trade deficit with Japan. It's anywhere from $69 billion to a $100 billion a year."
— Politifact National on Thursday, April 19th, 2018
Generally on target, but 'chain' misleading
About 1.1 million people legally enter the U.S. each year as permanent residents -- "65 percent of that is some kind of chain migration; 22 percent is diversity lottery, ‘asyling,’ refugees; only about 14, 15 percent has anything to do with work."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, February 2nd, 2018
Defense spending has been on the rise for 3 years
"The president early on called on NATO member countries to step up their contributions ... and as a result of that countries have stepped up contributions toward their own defense."
— Politifact National on Sunday, October 15th, 2017
Not like U.S. in the 1970s
"Long gas lines forming in North Korea."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
U.S. making progress, but limited
Russian natural gas company "Gazprom held Europe by the throat -- they were a monopoly, and now the U.S. is breaking into that monopoly with our exports of (liquefied natural gas)."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 17th, 2017
Different countries, different situations
"Cuba is far more sanctioned than North Korea."
— Politifact PunditFact on Friday, July 7th, 2017
In Soviet Russia, KGB endorses you!
"This is not the first time (the Russians) have been involved in our elections."
— Politifact North Carolina on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
An indirect effect
"Nearly $2 billion in cash was flown over to Iran, money that the Obama administration has admitted is being used for terrorists and to support further activities there."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Tougher words, anyhow.
With North Korea, "nobody has ever seen such a positive response on our behalf from China."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
A part-time college kid with unusual authority
"I've got five years of experience as a national security staffer in the U.S. Congress."
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Revoking the reset
"In recent years ... the Obama administration was committed to the notion, against all evidence, that we could reset relations with Putin."
— Politifact National on Monday, March 20th, 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
More right on exports than imports
In the United States, "we tax our exports and don't tax our imports."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Some of the most dangerous not on Obama list
The seven nations identified in Donald Trump's travel ban were "identified by the Obama administration as the seven most dangerous countries in the world in regard to harboring terrorists."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
The over-under on terror
"ISIS is in 32 countries."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 24th, 2016
A bit exaggerated
"The director of the FBI said that we cannot figure out who (Syrian refugees) are, what their intentions are, because we have no information on them, because we don’t have any contact with the Syrian government or any people on the ground to be able to determine that."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, October 20th, 2016