Job losses estimated, but no evidence of shipping
Says Ron Johnson "helped companies ship jobs overseas."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
The numbers are confusing
On job creation numbers in the latest Start-Up NY report: "This is a significant number of overcounts in the compilation that I’ve looked at."
— Politifact New York on Friday, August 26th, 2016
Not in any practical way
Says Ron Johnson "voted five times for tax breaks that help companies ship Wisconsin jobs overseas."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 26th, 2016
You call this a 'fact check?'
Says President Bill Clinton did not sign NAFTA.
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, August 11th, 2016
Wrong on several levels
"The Obama-Clinton war on coal has cost Michigan over 50,000 jobs."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Wrong on Cuomo's numbers
In Buffalo's SolarCity project, "Andrew Cuomo will create maybe 500 jobs if it ever happens at all, at about $1.5 million per job."
— Politifact New York on Friday, August 5th, 2016
Wrong on both counts
"The steel industry is producing as much steel in the United States as it ever was. It’s just (that) it needs one-tenth of the workers that it used to."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
Highest unemployment measure less than half that
Wisconsin’s "effective" unemployment rate is 20 percent.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
Even Republicans are warming
"Not one Republican has the guts to recognize that climate change is real."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
Maybe someday, but not now
"We now have more jobs in solar than we do in oil."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, January 29th, 2016
Off by millions
Under Barack Obama, "the fewest number of adults are working since Jimmy Carter’s presidency."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, January 22nd, 2016
Data cited obscures the full picture
Wisconsin "is on pace to double the number of layoffs" this year.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, December 21st, 2015
If so, there's fraud
"Illegal immigrants mow the grass around the (Texas) Capitol."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 27th, 2015
Not in this universe
"Welders make more money than philosophers."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
Sometimes it rises, sometimes it falls
"Every time we raise the minimum wage, the number of jobless people increases."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
That particular statistic actually rose
"Under Barack Obama and the big government economy, the median wage for women has dropped $733."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 29th, 2015
The correct numbers show women gained jobs
"92 percent of the jobs lost during Barack Obama’s first term belonged to women."
Not even close
Virginia’s current unemployment rate is "the lowest in Virginia history."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, October 12th, 2015
Number is vastly inflated
"We have 93 million people out of work. They look for jobs, they give up, and all of a sudden, statistically, they're considered employed."
— Politifact National on Monday, August 31st, 2015
Overstates coal region's woes
On unemployment rates: "We have counties in Southwest Virginia that are well into double digits and some that are pushing 20 percent."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, August 17th, 2015