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stated on March 2, 2020 in a Facebook post
“Coronavirus Hoax: Fake Virus Pandemic Fabricated to Cover-Up Global Outbreak of 5G Syndrome.”
stated on November 20, 2019 in a tweet
"Today I opened a major Apple Manufacturing plant in Texas that will bring high paying jobs back to America."
stated on September 9, 2019 in a congressional newsletter
"Statistics indicate Americans have experienced 29.3 (billion) illegal robocalls so far this year, marking a 64 percent increase since 2016."
stated on August 27, 2019 in an op-ed in the Washington Post
"We lag behind many other developed nations in connectivity and speed, while also paying more for that service."
stated on August 19, 2019 in a tweet
"Wow, Report Just Out! Google manipulated from 2.6 million to 16 million votes for Hillary Clinton in 2016 Election!"
stated on July 11, 2019 in a speech
"I know that we’ve been blocked. People come up to me and they say, ‘Sir, I can’t get you — I can’t follow you. They make it impossible.’"
stated on July 8, 2019 in a Facebook post
Migrants at the U.S. border are "able to pay cell phone bills" after a "two-month excursion across four separate countries."
stated on June 28, 2019 in an interview
"There’s a hacking conference that’s held every year in Las Vegas, where I think a 14- or 15-year old-girl from Florida hacked into a replica of Florida’s election system in less than 15 minutes."
stated on June 11, 2019 in a campaign speech
"In the Obama-Biden administration, we got China to cut cyber-theft -- it's gotten significantly worse under this administration."
stated on June 7, 2019 in a Instagram post
A video of Mark Zuckerberg shows him talking about controlling "billions of people’s stolen data" to control the future.
stated on April 14, 2019 in a Facebook post
"When you pull up to the gas pump to fill up your car, get your cell phone and search for Bluetooth devices. If a sequence of letters and numbers show up don’t pay at the pump. One of the pumps has a credit card skimmer inside of it. All of these skimmers run on bluetooth."
stated on May 7, 2019 in a Facebook post
An app called Talking Angela asks children personal questions and takes their photo.
E. Gordon Gee
stated on March 19, 2019 in a speech
"Our state has fewer science, technology, engineering and math graduates than any neighboring state."
stated on April 2, 2019 in a Facebook post
"Hackers are posting sexual videos and pictures on your (Facebook) walls! You don’t see them, but your friends do, then it seems as if you posted it."
stated on February 10, 2019 in a newspaper interview
"The catalytic converter used in automobiles was invented in West Virginia."
stated on November 15, 2018 in a tweet
The United States "spends more on potato chips than we do on ALL energy R&D."
stated on October 1, 2018 in a legislative report mailer
"The small cell bill is expected to create more than 20,000 jobs and attract $2 billion in capital investment, resulting in nearly $4 billion in economic growth over the next few years."
stated on October 14, 2018 in an op-ed
The United States imports "50 percent of at least 50 mineral commodities each year, including 100 percent of 21 of them."
stated on September 12, 2018 in a speech
The new Apple Watch Series 4 includes "the first ECG product offered over-the-counter directly to consumers."
Fight for the Future
stated on August 28, 2018 in in a tweet
"We saw the true danger of the FCC's net neutrality repeal when Verizon was caught throttling California fire fighters."