Worth 28 percent less than 60's average
"Today’s minimum wage worker making $7.25 an hour has less buying power than a minimum wage worker in the 1960s."
— PolitiFact Virginia
on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
Gap is wide but number is wrong
"In 2017, the CEO of McDonalds got paid $21.8 million. The median pay for a McDonald's worker that year was $7,000. This is a moral outrage. We need a $15 minimum wage so that no one is paid a poverty wage."
— PolitiFact National
on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
Cause and effect aren't as simple as this claim asserts
During the three times the top marginal tax rates were lowered in the 20th century, "revenues actually went up while the economy improved in America."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
It's decreased, by a small amount
"FACT: Unemployment rate has not decreased since @WVGovernor took office."
— PolitiFact West Virginia
on Monday, February 4th, 2019
Lowest in 50-odd years, anyway
"Our economy is growing at its fastest pace in nearly four years. Unemployment is at an all-time low."