Mitt Romney's Biggest Truths and Burning Lies

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  • Claim: American's Income Has Declined Under Obama
  • 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: Obama Favors "Green Jobs" Over Education

FALSE: Romney argued in their Oct. 3 debate that the president spent $90 billion on wind and solar projects instead on hiring two million teachers. In reality, "that $90 billion included loans, not just grant money, and the government can’t hire teachers with loans," Factcheck.org writes.

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