Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Bill Richardson Bill Richardson stated on October 30, 2007 in a Democratic debate in Philadelphia, Pa.: "I've got the most international experience here." Bill Richardson stated on October 5, 2007 in an interview on CNN: "Going to public financing really disadvantages Democrats because you're not able to raise funds between the day you win the primaries and the time you're officially nominated." Bill Richardson stated on October 5, 2007 in an interview on CNN.: "Fences have not worked. The Great Wall of China, the Berlin Wall. That's not good among peoples, especially friends like the United States and Mexico."