Latest Fact-checks on Ron Paul Ron Paul stated on November 15, 2020 in a Twitter post: Says “Biden wants a nationwide lockdown to combat a virus that has a 99%+ survival rate.” Ron Paul stated on March 16, 2020 in an opinion article: Says Anthony Fauci’s statement that the coronavirus death rate is 10 times that of the seasonal flu is “a claim without any scientific basis." Ron Paul stated on June 14, 2015 in an opinion column: "Jasper County in Texas raised property taxes by 7 percent in order to pay for one death penalty case." Ron Paul stated on January 14, 2014 in an email blast: For "the past year, I was censored" and muzzled. Ron Paul stated on June 6, 2012 in an online message to supporters.: Says he has nearly 200 delegates bound to support his candidacy at the Republican National Convention. Ron Paul stated on April 10, 2012 in a speech at Texas A&M University.: "Just on Jan. 1 of this year, there were 40,000 new laws put on the books in one day." Ron Paul stated on February 22, 2012 in a Republican presidential debate in Arizona: Says he "did the very best" in a recent poll in Iowa matching up each of the major Republican presidential candidates against President Barack Obama. Ron Paul stated on February 28, 2012 in a campaign commercial: Says Rick Santorum "funded Planned Parenthood." Ron Paul stated on February 28, 2012 in a campaign commercial: Says Rick Santorum "opposes right-to-work" Ron Paul stated on February 22, 2012 in a debate in Arizona: "Today gasoline hit $6 a gallon in Florida." Ron Paul stated on January 16, 2012 in a Republican presidential debate in South Carolina: Says the U.S. federal income tax rate was 0 percent until 1913. Ron Paul stated on January 11, 2012 in an interview.: Says that when Republicans held Congress and the presidency, they "doubled the size of the (U.S.) Department of Education." Ron Paul stated on January 3, 2012 in a speech after the Iowa caucuses: Says a new national poll shows "the majority of the American people believe we should have a gold standard" for U.S. currency. Ron Paul stated on December 29, 2011 in a radio interview: Says there were only "about eight or 10" inflammatory sentences in his newsletters. Ron Paul stated on November 30, 2011 in a house party in New Hampshire: "The Fed created $15 trillion in the bailout process" and $5 trillion went overseas. Ron Paul stated on November 22, 2011 in the CNN Republican presidential debate.: Says the Department of Defense changed its definitions of al-Qaeda and the Taliban making it so almost anybody can be loosely associated with the groups. Ron Paul stated on November 12, 2011 in a Republican presidential debate in Spartanburg, S.C.: "Torture is illegal by our laws. It's illegal by international laws." Ron Paul stated on October 11, 2011 in the Republican presidential debate at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire: GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain called Ron Paul’s followers "ignorant." Ron Paul stated on September 30, 2011 in remarks at Politics & Eggs forum in Manchester, N.H.: Every month since 9/11, there have been as many suicide attacks against the United States and its allies as there were in all the years leading up to 9/11. Ron Paul stated on September 12, 2011 in a Republican presidential debate in Tampa, Florida.: Says "our taxes have doubled" with Rick Perry in office. Ron Paul stated on September 7, 2011 in a presidential debate: Says Rick Perry wrote a letter "supporting Hillarycare." Ron Paul stated on September 12, 2011 in a Republican presidential debate in Tampa: The U.S. military "is in 130 countries. We have 900 bases around the world." Ron Paul stated on September 12, 2011 in a Republican presidential debate in Tampa: "170,000 of the jobs" created in Texas under Gov. Rick Perry "were government jobs." Ron Paul stated on August 10, 2011 in an Iowa campaign stop.: Rick Perry "was the (campaign) chairman for Al Gore at one time, not too many years ago." Ron Paul stated on August 11, 2011 in in a debate in Ames, Iowa: "The country's bankrupt." Ron Paul stated on July 18, 2011 in a television campaign ad: "In the '80s, Democrats promised spending cuts, but delivered only tax hikes." Ron Paul stated on July 16, 2011 in an interview with the 'Telegraph': "When the Republicans were in charge, they actually expanded government health care with the prescription drug program." Ron Paul stated on July 20, 2011 in an interview.: Says members of the military have sent him more campaign contributions than they’ve sent President Barack Obama and more than twice what they’ve sent other Republican presidential candidates. Ron Paul stated on May 5, 2011 in a presidential debate: "The Arab and the Muslim nations get twice as much money as Israel." Ron Paul stated on May 5, 2011 in a presidential debate: "Prices are going up. Unemployment is continuing to go up."