At most, an act of omission, not commission
Says the Obama administration invited "Russia into Syria."
— Politifact National on Monday, December 21st, 2015
Runs the gamut from right to wrong
"One of the things I would immediately do … is bring back the warrior class -- Petraeus, McChrystal, Mattis, Keane, Flynn. ... Every one was retired early because they told President Obama things that he didn’t want to hear."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
Misses a whole lot of the picture
Out of the total U.S. military budget, "significantly less than 10 percent of that money is used to fight international terrorism."
— Politifact National on Sunday, November 15th, 2015
There were investigations in three of these four cases
Unlike Benghazi, there were no investigations of the 1983 Beirut barracks bombing, none about key aspects of the 9/11 attacks and the Iraq War, and none about embassy attacks under George W. Bush.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
A 1992 Department of Defense directive -- under President Bush -- updated rules about personnel and firearms
"A law was passed, apparently in the Clinton administration, about whether, in recruiting offices … Marines or other military should be able to have guns. Apparently it is prohibited."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
Pot calling the kettle black
"Four times, I said, he (John McCain) is a hero, but you know ... people choose selective pieces."
— Politifact National on Sunday, July 19th, 2015
Says President Obama "is reducing our naval fleet to 1917 levels..."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, July 13th, 2015
Obama called climate change a serious threat, but didn't say No. 1
Says Barack Obama told the U.S. Coast Guard Academy "that the number one threat to the military and the world today is global warming."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Spending has fallen, but it takes two to tango
The Democrats are "responsible" for "the swift, mindless drawdown of a military that was generations in the making."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 22nd, 2015
The comparison is strained
Says Bill Clinton "gave a speech in 1996 about Iraq having WMDs" and said "we needed a regime change," even though everyone blamed those things on George W. Bush.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
She didn't use those words
Says that "Susan Rice, the president's national security adviser, has already conceded that Iran will have a robust uranium enrichment capability."
— Politifact National on Monday, March 16th, 2015
US actually destroyed thousands of missiles
U.S. military involvement in Libya "allowed thousands of surface-to-air missiles to fall into the hands of radical Islamists."
— Politifact National on Monday, March 9th, 2015
Ignores a lot of training
"U.S. troops are getting only 4 hours of Ebola training before deployment to Liberia."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
7 would be more accurate, maybe more
"We have four combat-ready brigades out of 40 in the U.S. Army."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, October 6th, 2014
Military program started under Bush in 2008
President Barack Obama "ordered our military to enlist illegal aliens."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
This is speculation
Says President Barack Obama attacked potential terrorist targets in Syria in the middle of the night "to minimize terrorist casualties."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, September 25th, 2014
Let's go to the video
"Not even old Gen. Eisenhower … saluted military personnel" as president.
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
It's Kerry's deal
Says Hillary Clinton "laid the groundwork" for getting chemical weapons out of Syria.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate approved a bill "denying veterans the right to recover their medical costs for cancers they developed while serving their country."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, March 20th, 2014
Over-spinning a more nuanced reaction by Bush
After Russia went to war with Georgia in 2008, the U.S. sent a "very strong message" to Vladimir Putin by sending "warships to the Black Sea" and airlifting "combat troops that Georgia had in Afghanistan" back to Georgia.
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014