Overlooks the Great Recession
"While Phil Bredesen was in the governor’s office, the number of Tennesseans on unemployment nearly doubled."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
Stats correct; credit overstated
"Our bold reforms have Wisconsin’s unemployment rate down to an all-time LOW of 2.9 percent, and the number of people working at an all-time HIGH!"
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
Ignores 7 years of growth
Under President Barack Obama: 4 million jobs lost, unemployment rose from 7.8% to 9.9%, the S&P 500 was 1,115.1 and the GDP went down 2.8%.
— Politifact National on Friday, February 2nd, 2018
Access for the public relatively limited
"Since 2015, Scott Walker has not done a public event where you don't have to pay admission or be on an approved list."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, November 15th, 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
Only if you ignore the half the GOP budgets
"North Carolina's teacher income is rising faster than any other state."
— Politifact North Carolina on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Joe Morrissey "has been a delegate in the General Assembly for eight years with no laws passed to help our black community with education or workforce."
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Then it shrank to eight
As executive director of the Democratic Party of Virginia there were "300 people on my payroll in 2008."
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
They aren't all bills, not all in the Senate
"400 bills have my name on them either as a sponsor or a co-sponsor. You don’t get that done unless you work with folks on the other side."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 24th, 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
Counting all cuts through 2022
"In the state of Indiana, I’ve signed more than $3.5 billion in tax relief."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
It rose, but not by that much
"The approval of the United States was 20 points higher when (Hillary Clinton) left the secretary of state's office than when she took it."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Percentage working is what matters, not raw number
"There are more Hoosiers going to work than ever before."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Aside from one-year blip, rating has been consistently high
"Since I took office, Wisconsin now has the 2nd highest health care quality ranking in the country."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
Hurd cited focus on other committees
"Just two weeks ago, Congressman Hurd quit his post on the House Committee on Small Business saying that he was unable to find the time to serve."
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
Trends began before Bush II
"When did the decline of coal start? It started when natural gas took off … that started to begin in (President George W.) Bush’s administration."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, February 23rd, 2015
On the books, but held up in court
Wisconsin requires, "by law, a photo ID to vote."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, January 30th, 2015
Close to that
"The nation as a whole has created jobs at a rate that is two times the rate that we have created jobs here in Wisconsin under Gov. Walker."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Correct figure from unrepresentative survey
"95 percent of job creators say Wisconsin is headed in the right direction."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, October 24th, 2014
Some efforts may preserve American work
Says David Perdue built his business career outsourcing American jobs.
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014