Hyperbole aside, evidence supports claim
"We have created new jobs here in Cranston -- more than 1,000."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, November 10th, 2013
Costly now, but could save money later
Says federal regulations adopted in 2011 increased the cost of each vehicle for his business by $10,000.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, August 9th, 2013
Bill authorizing Keystone bypasses Obama
"With nearly 75 percent of Americans supportive of the construction of the pipeline, Schrader needs to explain to Oregon families why he voted against this needed project."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, June 1st, 2013
"Rhode Island could tell you who has a camper, but we couldn't figure out who has a gun."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Yes, but this business is a special case
"A small business in my district" needed "31 different permits and fees just to be able to expand."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
He's talking licenses, not plants built
"We supported the first new nuclear power plant in three decades."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, March 2nd, 2012
A wrath for rulemaking
"We are poised to get rid of over 1,000 more regulations in 2012."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, February 17th, 2012
Board says sexual assault is a small percentage of the backlog
Says the Texas Board of Nursing has a backlog of "3,000 complaints against nurses, many of them sexual assaults, malfeasance."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, May 16th, 2011
Right on the first two counts, but the third is murkier
"Oil companies showered regulators (at the Minerals Management Service) with gifts and favors, and were essentially allowed to conduct their own safety inspections and write their own regulations."
— Politifact National on Thursday, June 17th, 2010
Public documents strongly indicate it
On financial reform, there is "a million dollars being spent, per congressman, in lobbying expenses on this issue. (The) industry has four lobbyists per member of the House and Senate working on this."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 7th, 2010