Supporting is not 'instrumental'
Says he was "instrumental to passing two (recent) pieces of legislation that were a huge victory for firefighters across the state."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, May 7th, 2018
Claim greatly overstates limits on cooperation
"California won’t let law enforcement officers like you and your people transfer prisoners to ICE custody or even to communicate with ICE that you’re about to release them from your custody — people that ICE is looking for."
— Politifact California on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
Deutch uses faulty evidence
"Mass shootings went up 200 percent in the decade after the assault weapons ban expired."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Coming down from a peak
In Milwaukee, "murder is up an astonishing 57 percent."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
Background checks run by licensed sellers, not by private sellers
"There are no background checks on long guns (AR15s) in Texas."
— Politifact National on Monday, November 6th, 2017
Numbers aren't right for rare events
"People who die from a home invasion make up a sad but minuscule .04% of all gun murders in the U.S. And over a third of them are killed by their own gun that the criminal has either stolen or wrestled from them."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
No national data to back his claim
"As of 2014, illegal aliens made up roughly 3.5 percent of our population, and committed over 10 percent of all murders."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
Spins the facts
Says Kelli Ward hosted a town hall on "chemtrail conspiracy theories" and is open to sponsoring chemtrails legislation.
— Politifact National on Friday, August 25th, 2017
He neglects key details
House Bill 330 "grants immunity from liability to motorists who strike protesters."
— Politifact North Carolina on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
Bill doesn't single out anything as pre-existing condition
The GOP health bill "would once again allow being a rape or domestic violence victim to be a pre-existing condition."
— Politifact California on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
Stats are too "high"
"After prohibition ended, police deaths didn't reach 200 a year again until the year Nixon declared war on drugs."
— Politifact North Carolina on Monday, April 24th, 2017
They are vetted, and the FBI can track them
Says Syrian refugees are not being vetted, and "the FBI is not even being told where they are."
— Politifact North Carolina on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Exaggerated for Clinton; baseless for Northam
Says Hillary Clinton and Ralph Northam "label police as racists."
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
Gavel goes down, cameras go off
Says "Paul Ryan shut off the C-SPAN cameras when the Democrats started their sit-in."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, June 27th, 2016
Claim riddled with exaggeration
Germany "is crime-riddled right now" because of migration to Europe.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Massachusetts data is missing
"In New England, Rhode Island has the second highest number of police officers being assaulted."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, February 14th, 2016
High but not that high
"A third of the budget for the city of Ferguson (Missouri) was being reaped by civil fines."
— Politifact National on Thursday, January 28th, 2016
Walker eventually provided funding
Says Scott Walker "brags a lot about having an independent agency investigate police shootings. Of course, he didn’t fund it."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Official nomination came later
"I was appointed U.S. attorney by President Bush on Sept. 10, 2001."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, August 7th, 2015
No definitive evidence despite decades of research
Exposure to the electromagnetic fields from power lines "has been associated with childhood leukemia and other diseases."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, January 2nd, 2015