Latest Fact-checks on Lloyd Doggett Lloyd Doggett stated on June 22, 2020 in a tweet: Hays County in Central Texas has seen an “incredible 845% increase in (COVID-19) cases since June 7.” Lloyd Doggett stated on November 20, 2017 in an interview with Sinclair Broadcast Group: Under the Republican tax bill, President Donald Trump "and his family would walk off with more than a billion dollars personally." Lloyd Doggett stated on September 30, 2017 in House floor remarks: Says "80 percent of the tax breaks in" President Donald Trump’s tax-cut "proposal go to the top 1 percent, that is, people making more than $730,000 a year." Lloyd Doggett stated on December 15, 2016 in an interview with KEYE TV: "Our university campuses by federal law do not check the immigration status of their students just as our public schools don’t." Lloyd Doggett stated on September 3, 2015 in remarks in San Antonio: As many as six federal department budget bills have been delayed because of opposition to amendments that would ban Confederate battle flag sales at federal building gift shops. Lloyd Doggett stated on January 26, 2015 in oped commentary: The Department of Homeland Security is "the only federal department not funded for this entire fiscal year" by Congress. Lloyd Doggett stated on October 25, 2014 in a Let's Go Austin mailer: "The Austin Tea Party and an ultra-conservative millionaire are behind the" campaign against the city’s light-rail proposition. Lloyd Doggett stated on November 22, 2013 in a video: Travis County is "surrounded by red counties." Lloyd Doggett stated on November 4, 2013 in a guest lecture: "During the last election, Democrats won over a million votes more than Republicans, but because of the way districts are designed, the Republicans got 33 more members of the House of Representatives than the Democrats did." Lloyd Doggett stated on January 7, 2013 in a Facebook post.: "The last time Republicans held hostage a resolution to ensure that our country’s bills were paid cost us more than $1 billion in added interest and slowed the economic recovery." Lloyd Doggett stated on April 14, 2012 in a TV interview.: Says he represents or has represented about half the San Antonio-rooted district in which he seeks election. Lloyd Doggett stated on December 8, 2011 in an opinion article at HuffingtonPost.com: Says that according to one economist, $1 of unemployment benefits boosts the economy by $1.61. Lloyd Doggett stated on September 21, 2011 in a speech delivered to U.S. House of Representatives.: Says the main Central Texas food bank is delivering 50 percent more food to the poor than three years ago. Lloyd Doggett stated on August 11, 2011 in an interview with ABC TV.: "Twenty-five states have lower unemployment than Texas" which is "tied with Mississippi for more minimum-wage jobs than anywhere in the United States." Lloyd Doggett stated on February 16, 2011 in comment quoted in a column.: "In Austin, I’ve got half-a-dozen or more schools on a list to be closed — one of which I presented a federal blue-ribbon award to for excellence. And several hundred school personnel on the list for possible terminations." Lloyd Doggett stated on December 12, 2010 in an interview.: "The richest 1 percent of America will get a bigger tax cut through this bill than the family income of the average family here in Central Texas." Lloyd Doggett stated on October 27, 2010 in a campaign mailer: "Donna Campbell has called for ending all federal funding for education" Lloyd Doggett stated on October 4, 2010 in a TV ad: "I said no to these big bank bailouts." Lloyd Doggett stated on March 21, 2010 in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives: "With this reform, every insured American gets valuable consumer protections, and every uninsured American can become insured."