Outdated data point
"Between the first and second quarters of 2018 — after the tax cuts were enacted — real wages fell by 1.8 percent."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
Violation is not the same as fraud
Says Foxconn "is under investigation in mainland China for securities fraud, environmental fraud and labor fraud."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
Numbers could work, in theory, but Foxconn deal is done
Says Wisconsin ‘could compel’ Foxconn to install solar panels that would power 33,000 homes.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
Layoff rate has been declining
In the wake of the Republican-backed tax bill, "more than 100,000 American workers have already been laid off in 2018."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
After we asked, she corrected her tweet
"On average, American women only earn 80 cents for every dollar a man earns for doing the same job."
— Politifact National on Friday, April 13th, 2018
Misidentified a real statistic
Small businesses in West Virginia "make up about 96 percent of our state's economy."
— Politifact National on Monday, March 26th, 2018
The numbers are off, for starters
"Check out the record of #jobs created by #TaxCuts 7.8 million new jobs after Bush’s 2003 tax cuts 12 million new jobs after Kennedy's 1964 tax cuts 14.8 MILLION new jobs after Ronald Reagan’s tax cuts in 1981."
— Politifact Missouri on Sunday, December 24th, 2017
Statistics vary, but all show gains
"Even with full control of the House, Senate and White House, Republicans have still failed to deliver on their promise of higher wages for working families."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
We're stumped by mayor's mystery metrics
"And over the last six years, Chicago’s economy has grown faster than the economies of New York City, Washington, D.C., or the national average."
— Politifact Illinois on Friday, October 20th, 2017
On the tip of his tongue
"Paul Ryan doesn't know what the minimum wage is in Wisconsin."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, September 11th, 2017
His scenario is misleading
Says Aaron Rodgers "is not the highest tax rate payer" in Wisconsin, it's "the single mom getting 24 grand in benefits with two kids who will lose 80 cents on the dollar if she goes and takes a job."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, September 1st, 2017
Picture isn't so clear
Says Foxconn didn't keep a promise to build a plant in Pennsylvania because "Pennsylvania changed governors."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 25th, 2017
Yes, by one subjective measure; no by others
"We took Wisconsin from the Bottom 10 for business to the Top 10."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Just 6 percent of Americans say Russia is the country’s most important issue, yet the story receives "75 percent of the coverage" in the media.
— Politifact National on Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
Gains were much smaller
"Since the fourth quarter of last year until most recently, we've added almost 50,000 jobs in the coal sector. In the month of May alone, almost 7,000 jobs."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 5th, 2017
Hard to prove why jobs were added
"When the House wants to stop Enterprise Florida ... they’re hurting our rural communities."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
No record of Renner saying anything like that
"Your politicians in Tallahassee today are saying, in your area, that they don't need any more jobs. That is exactly what Rep. Paul Renner said."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, February 17th, 2017
An abnormal starting point
There has been a "dramatic expansion of the federal workforce in recent years."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
We couldn't find any that actually moved
Because of its higher minimum wage, New York State is "already showing signs of various companies picking up and leaving."
— Politifact New York on Friday, December 23rd, 2016
It's down by a third or more, actually
"Over the past eight years, black youth unemployment is up."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016