Latest Fact-checks on J.D. Vance J.D. Vance stated on October 26, 2022 in a tweet: Rep. Tim Ryan “wanted to decriminalize fentanyl.” J.D. Vance stated on October 10, 2022 in a debate: “Tim Ryan when he ran for president two years ago … supported banning fracking both on public lands and generally speaking.” J.D. Vance stated on September 23, 2022 in an ad: Tim Ryan said “I do love” Nancy Pelosi and votes with Joe Biden and Pelosi 100%. J.D. Vance stated on September 4, 2022 in an interview: “Tim Ryan called police the new Jim Crow.” J.D. Vance stated on April 5, 2022 in a TV ad: “Joe Biden’s open border” means that there are “more Democrat voters pouring into this country." J.D. Vance stated on February 19, 2022 in an interview with Steve Bannon: Says Joe Biden risks war with Russia because Vladimir Putin doesn’t “believe in transgender rights." J.D. Vance stated on February 7, 2022 in an ad on Facebook: “Joe Biden uses the ATF to illegally track your gun transactions.” J.D. Vance stated on December 31, 2017 in an interview on Face the Nation: Says "50 percent of venture capital goes to California. Most of the rest of it goes to New York and Massachusetts."