Latest Mostly False Fact-checks on Charles Bass Charles Bass stated on September 26, 2012 in an ad “Dancing,” released September 26, 2012.: Ann McLane Kuster is "for a government takeover of health care more radical than Obamacare. And she supports a $700 billion cut to Medicare for current retirees." Charles Bass stated on June 11, 2012 in a speech after he filed to run for reelection at the New Hampshire Statehouse: "America used to be the third easiest country to get established in a business. It's now number 17." Charles Bass stated on April 3, 2012 in an interview with the editorial board of the 'Telegraph.': "The expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts ... would be the biggest tax increase in the history of the country, about $4.6 trillion over 10 years."