Latest Half-True Fact-checks in Taxes MAGA Inc stated on May 12, 2023 in a TV ad: “In Congress Ron DeSantis pushed a 23% national sales tax.” Ron Johnson stated on September 26, 2022 in TV ad: Says Mandela Barnes “supported a 20% increase in the gas tax.” Raphael Warnock stated on August 29, 2022 in a speech in Albany, Ga.: The child tax credit passed under President Joe Biden “has helped 97% of the families with children who are living in poverty.” Herschel Walker stated on August 22, 2022 in a tweet: Joe Biden and Raphael Warnock "are spending $1.5 billion on ‘urban forestry’ and raising taxes on those making under $200k to pay for it.” Charlie Kirk stated on August 24, 2022 in a Tweet: “Harvard is sitting on top of a $54 billion hedge fund they call an ‘endowment’ that they pay zero taxes on. Yale has $31 Billion. Stanford $29 Billion. Princeton $26 Billion.” Joni Ernst stated on August 24, 2022 in a newsletter: “The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says with the supersized staff, the IRS audit rate ‘would rise for ALL taxpayers’ regardless of income, and would even result in audits of innocent Americans who have paid their taxes and don’t owe the IRS anything.” Adam Laxalt stated on July 30, 2022 in a tweet: A Democratic bill negotiated between Sens. Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer would "increase taxes on millions of Americans across every income bracket." Harry Wilson stated on May 6, 2022 in in a campaign ad: Lee Zeldin “voted for Cuomo’s Billion Dollar Tax hike and every Cuomo budget.” John Macco stated on April 18, 2022 in Twitter: Says Gov. Tony Evers "wanted to increase your taxes by $1 billion just for heating your homes. Instead, Republicans cut your taxes by more than $2 billion." Opportunity Wisconsin stated on February 21, 2022 in YouTube ad: "Ron Johnson pushed through a special tax loophole that benefited his own family's business … Then he cashed out of the company for $5 million … (he has) doubled his wealth since taking office." Mike Gibbons stated on April 12, 2022 in an ad: “J.D. Vance called for higher taxes.” Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce stated on March 7, 2022 in TV ad: Says Gov. Tony Evers "tried to make us pay even more at the pump by hiking the gas tax." Wisconsin Initiative stated on February 23, 2022 in TV ad: “Gov. Tony Evers brought Republicans and Democrats together to cut income taxes for the middle class.” Glenn Grothman stated on February 3, 2022 in Twitter: Says President Joe Biden "is trying to send taxpayer dollars to manufacturers overseas that do not abide by the same (carbon emission) standards we do at home." Instagram posts stated on May 3, 2021 in an Instagram post: “After California taxes, Trey Lance's $34.1M rookie deal becomes just $16M." Roy Blunt stated on April 4, 2021 in remarks on "Fox News Sunday": The proposal by President Joe Biden would put the U.S. “No. 2 in the world” for the highest corporate tax rate. Nancy Pelosi stated on March 14, 2021 in an interview on ABC's "This Week": The Republican tax bill passed in 2017 "gave 83% of the benefits to the top 1%." Facebook posts stated on October 19, 2020 in a Facebook post: Says “Joe & Jill Biden’s income went from $396,456 in 2016, to $16,596,979 in 2017-2019. Anyone else want to know where that money is coming from?” Nick Freitas stated on October 8, 2020 in a TV ad.: Abigail Spanberger and other Democrats “voted to spend public funds on their political campaigns; up to $5 million...” Nancy Mace stated on October 6, 2020 in a debate: Says Joe Cunningham voted for $5 million in taxpayer funds to go into his and other politicians’ campaigns to pay for personal expenses and TV ads. Coalition to Stop the Proposed Tax Hike Amendment stated on August 31, 2020 in an ad: Approving the constitutional amendment on Illinois' November ballot “would let the politicians immediately implement their plan to increase taxes on small businesses, farmers and large employers.” Donald Trump stated on September 29, 2020 in the first 2020 presidential debate: Says Joe Biden “passed a tax bill that gave us all these privileges for depreciation and for tax credits. We built a building, and we get tax credits like the hotel on Pennsylvania Ave.” Joe Biden stated on September 27, 2020 in a campaign ad: The typical elementary school teacher pays $7,239 in federal income taxes, and firefighters pay $5,328, while Donald Trump paid $750. Thom Tillis stated on September 14, 2020 in a debate: Says Cal Cunningham “got a $40,000 tax incentive to update his butler’s pantry.” Facebook posts stated on August 9, 2020 in a post on Facebook: Trump’s plan “would suspend the 7.65% your employer matches. See? You will NOT get that, nor will your wage or salary increase by 7.65%” Facebook posts stated on August 9, 2020 in in a post on Facebook: “Let me splain how ‘no payroll taxes’ helps you, it doesn’t. It helps employers.” Facebook posts stated on August 10, 2020 in a post on social media: “Killing the payroll tax means killing Social Security.” Republican National Committee stated on March 5, 2020 in a mass email: On key issues including taxes, health care, the Green New Deal, abortion, and guns, there is “no daylight between” Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden. Quentin Fulks stated on February 25, 2020 in a TV interview: Says California has a top income tax rate of 13.3% “and people aren’t leaving.” Pete Buttigieg stated on February 19, 2020 in the Democratic debate in Nevada: The budget hole in Bernie Sanders’ plans “is bigger than the size of the entire economy of the United States."