He exaggerated, experts say
"A case before Washington’s Supreme Court seeks to effectively end public labor unions."
— Politifact New York on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Cites wrong statistic
Since he and Scott Walker took office in 2011, "60,000 new jobs have been created in this state -- 40,000 of them were created in Madison and the Madison area."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
You call this a 'fact check?'
Says President Bill Clinton did not sign NAFTA.
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, August 11th, 2016
A talking point that doesn't add up
"Hedge fund managers and others in private equity pay much lower (tax) rates on their income than do truck drivers and teachers and nurses."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 13th, 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
100% true, really?
"Remember that developers are forced to use the ‘195 land union’ contractors, so tap an extra $10 million into any construction project."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, October 4th, 2015
No evidence that vast majority weren't from Wisconsin
Says his political opponents "brought 100,000 protesters into our state."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, July 30th, 2015
It's a voluntary thing, for those seeking more OT pay
Says "Scott Walker’s bad budget includes: No weekend for workers."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
No loophole for illegal workers to slip through
A measure to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law would "make it easier for state contractors to hire illegal workers for Wisconsin construction jobs" through an "illegal worker loophole in the state budget."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, June 5th, 2015
Misreading of survey results
Says Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce’s "own 2014 survey revealed that just 15 percent of business executive respondents were in favor of Right-To-Work legislation."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
Walker was only a candidate then
Says award-winning Milwaukee Public Schools teacher Megan Sampson was laid off because Gov. Scott Walker cut state aid to education.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
The system was short-changed for years
"In 2001 and '02 . . . we had the pension system funded at (the) 100% level in that year, and we did for two years at that point."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, September 28th, 2014
Dan Branch "once lobbied for the AFL-CIO."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, May 15th, 2014
Wrong on both counts
Wisconsin is "one of the bluest" states, but under Scott Walker its unemployment rate "is around 3.5%."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Dismissed for cause
Under a bill before the legislature, "you’d have to go to court to fire an employee."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Monday, March 10th, 2014
Mix of ages at low wages
"Jobs that involve the minimum wage are overwhelmingly jobs for young people starting out in the workforce."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, January 13th, 2014
La Crosse police -- and others -- say otherwise
Protesters in La Crosse blocked an exit and surrounded a State Patrol car carrying the governor and were "beating on the windows and rocking the vehicle." When the car was "extricated" from the crowd, a truck blocked a second exit.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, December 23rd, 2013
No credible proof
Says Terry McAuliffe "opposes" Virginia’s right-to-work law.
— Politifact Virginia on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
Per capita employment is higher than the national average, despite restaurant association claims
Says Oregon’s high minimum wage is the reason why "by 2011, Oregon's restaurants employed an average of only 13.8 workers, or 2.6 fewer employees than they did before the state's minimum wage began rising above the federal level in 1997."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, April 13th, 2013
Researchers found evidence; others dispute it
"There is no clinical evidence that vaccinating healthcare workers protects patients."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, March 17th, 2013