Most studies found little impact
"NAFTA, supported by the Secretary (Clinton), cost us 800,000 jobs nationwide."
— Politifact National on Monday, March 7th, 2016
Deal not wholly to blame for lost jobs
"With 320,000 net Ohio manufacturing jobs lost, (Sen. Rob) Portman calls NAFTA a ‘proven success’."
— Politifact Ohio on Friday, February 5th, 2016
Inflating the number
"We’re losing now over $500 billion a year in terms of imbalance with China."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
Vote was to reduce the growth -- in 2025
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson "voted to cut $700m from Medicare."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
More foggy than not
Says Hillary Clinton's "been very clear where she stands on trade."
— Politifact National on Sunday, June 14th, 2015
Conflating two related, but separate, votes
"We're not allowed to read it (the Trans-Pacific Partnership) before representatives vote on it."
— Politifact National on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Narrow truth masks reality of 'crippling' sanctions
Says the Obama administration "watered down sanctions" against Iran, delayed them and tried to stop Congress "from putting the tough sanctions in place."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 15th, 2012
Tariff breaks, not earmarks, though both raise pay-to-play concerns
U.S. Rep. Allen West wants to bring back earmarks.
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
Claim centers on a critical news release that actually prompted changes to the project in question
Says Russ Feingold supported a stimulus plan that allowed a company to create 3,000 jobs in China.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
Now that would be high-level constituent service
"Senator Jeff Plale saved my job" -- and some 300 others at Bucyrus International.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, September 13th, 2010
Willingness to listen doesn't equal a slash and tax plan
Rob Portman’s "plan to tax, slash and privatize" Social Security "would devastate Ohioans."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, July 28th, 2010