Latest Fact-checks on Joy Behar Joy Behar stated on March 23, 2021 in a TV segment: "In 2004, George W. Bush lifted the ban on those (AR-15 type) rifles, and since then, the number of massacres has increased 183%. During the ban, there were 12 incidents. Since he lifted the ban, there were 34 incidents." Joy Behar stated on March 9, 2020 in an episode of ABC's "The View": “(Barack Obama) set up anti-pandemic programs in 47 vulnerable countries as a way to protect against something like the coronavirus, exactly. Do you know that Trump closed 37 of them?” Joy Behar stated on September 6, 2017 in comments on 'The View': Says PolitiFact reported that "95 percent of what (Donald Trump) says is a lie."