Ad distorts Villaraigosa's record
Antonio Villaraigosa's "recklessness (as mayor of Los Angeles) ... left no funding to test 7,000 rape kits, putting public safety at risk."
— Politifact California on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Claim ignores other gun control victories
Gavin Newsom was "the first to take on the National Rifle Association and win."
— Politifact California on Friday, April 27th, 2018
In Japan, "they take a bowling ball from 20 feet up in the air and they drop it on the hood of the car. And if the hood dents, then the car doesn't qualify...It's horrible, the way we're treated."
— Politifact National on Thursday, March 15th, 2018
Recent polls still contradict Allen's claim
"Californians are overwhelmingly against this concept of the illegal sanctuary state."
— Politifact California on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
Recent polls contradict Allen's claim
"Seventy four percent of Californians are absolutely against sanctuary state" policies.
— Politifact California on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
Sheriff's official says Breitbart fabricated story
An undocumented immigrant "was arrested on suspicion of arson in (the) Wine Country fires that have killed at least 40 residents."
— Politifact California on Friday, October 20th, 2017
Thousands of people protesting
"There aren't too many people outside protesting" his speech at the Phoenix Convention Center.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Expert says 'woefully uninformed'
"Last year was one of the deadliest years ever for law enforcement officers."
— Politifact North Carolina on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
vehicle theft not the top crime
"Data shows that vehicle break-in is the No. 1 crime in the city, but also the No. 1 crime in the South Side Flats, and it’s closely followed by assault."
— Politifact Pennsylvania on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
No bearing on guns in schools ban
"I would imagine that there's probably a gun in the school (in Wapiti, Wyo.) to protect from potential grizzlies."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
Puts words in his mouth
Says Mark Kirk "called for the mass arrest of 18,000 African Americans" and "was apparently fine with Trump’s #StillTooRacist call for mass deportation."
— Politifact Illinois on Friday, July 15th, 2016
Figure is estimate involving all medical errors, not just surgeries
"Doctors kill about 250,000 people a year in botched surgeries."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
Claims of success don't hold up under science, investigations
"I can tell you that the enhanced interrogation techniques that have since been banned by this administration — specifically waterboarding — work."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
Facts flushed away
Charlotte’s anti-discrimination ordinance would have "opened all bathrooms to all sexes at all times" if it hadn’t been overturned.
— Politifact North Carolina on Friday, April 8th, 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
Off by about $6,055
"A (state) trooper with 10 years on the force is getting $500 a year more than a trooper with 10 minutes on the force."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, February 1st, 2016
A crazy rabbit hole
"The profit [from automated traffic enforcement cameras] is going to the private corporations, not to the city or state."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, June 14th, 2015
Dangerous but not THAT dangerous
"Once a woman enters into the sex trade, her average life expectancy is seven years."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 31st, 2015
Numbers have been stable
"The proportion of Rhode Islanders entering substance abuse treatment primarily due to marijuana use has reached its highest point in 20 years."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 17th, 2015
He meant to say no fatal school fires in Florida
"You know how many children in the history of the United States have died in a fire (at school)? Zero."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, April 6th, 2015