Mitt Romney's Biggest Truths and Burning Lies

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  • Claim: Obama Favors "Green Jobs" Over Education
  • Claim: Obama Bashed McCain for Cost-Saving Medicare Policies
  •  Claim: Romney Claims Obama Raised Taxes on the Middle Class
  • Claim: Obama Has Never Visited Israel as President
  • Claim: GM Used Bailout Money to Outsource Jobs to China
  • Claim: Obama Promised to Cut Deficit in Half
  • Claim: Obama's "Apology Tour"
  • Claim: Obama Failed to Deliver Immigration Bill in First Year
  • Claim: American's Income Has Declined Under Obama
  • Claim: "47 Percent of Americans Pay No Income Tax."

Claim: Romney Claims Obama Raised Taxes on the Middle Class

FALSE: "Unlike President Obama, I will not raise taxes on the middle class," the GOP presidential candidate said during his Republican National Convention address. Fact-checkers debunked Romney's claims with a number of major tax cuts Obama has introduced in his presidency, including the payroll tax cut that saved Americans as much as $2,200 a year. 

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