Mitt Romney's Biggest Truths and Burning Lies

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  • Claim: "47 Percent of Americans Pay No Income Tax."
  • 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: Obama Bashed McCain for Cost-Saving Medicare Policies

TRUE: In a campaign ad entitled "It Ain't Right," Obama is accused of slashing $700 billion from Medicare to pay for Obamacare, even though he bashed Sen. John McCain for similar cost-saving plans in 2008. While fact-checkers haven't fully endorsed the $700 billion figure, it is true that Obama inaccurately characterized McCain's health care plan as more than $800 billion in cuts from services and benefits in 2008.