Latest Fact-checks on Tim Ryan Tim Ryan stated on November 1, 2022 in a town hall event: “J.D. Vance said nothing about” the attack on Paul Pelosi. Tim Ryan stated on August 24, 2022 in statements to the media: On supporting student debt relief. Tim Ryan stated on September 27, 2022 in a campaign ad: “I voted with Trump on trade.” Tim Ryan stated on July 19, 2022 in an ad: Instead of fighting opioid addiction, a nonprofit founded by J.D. Vance paid his “top political adviser” and funded “political polling.” Tim Ryan stated on June 15, 2022 in an ad: J.D. Vance "wants to defund law enforcement." Tim Ryan stated on May 10, 2022 in an attack ad: “J.D. Vance profits off Russia propaganda.” Tim Ryan stated on April 11, 2019 in a town hall in New Hampshire: "Half the country today has either diabetes or prediabetes." Tim Ryan stated on April 11, 2019 in a town hall: "There is $50 billion a year wasted in the Medicare program." Tim Ryan stated on February 20, 2018 in an interview on CNN: "Seventy to 80 percent of NRA members support a universal background check." Tim Ryan stated on June 11, 2013 in a House of Representatives floor speech: "If you are born poor in America, we rank ninth or tenth in our citizens’ ability to climb up through that ladder and get themselves into the middle class." Tim Ryan stated on September 28, 2011 in a news release: Attacks on Planned Parenthood "come at a time when the poverty rate among women is the highest in nearly two decades and 1 in 5 women under 65 don’t have access to health care." Tim Ryan stated on September 15, 2011 in a television interview: "We have a $2 trillion to $3 trillion infrastructure deficit. We’ve got work that needs to get done. We’ve got people that want to go to work." Tim Ryan stated on July 14, 2011 in a House of Representatives floor speech: "We’re only spending 2 percent of our GDP on our infrastructure, while China and India are spending 10 percent of their GDP reinvesting back into their country." Tim Ryan stated on April 14, 2011 in an interview on Fox News: "For every dollar we invest in Head Start, we get $5 to $7 back into our economy." Tim Ryan stated on May 24, 2011 in a speech in the House of Representatives: The average person "will pay $6,000 more a year" under Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare proposal. Tim Ryan stated on March 16, 2011 in a House committee hearing: "A report in Navy Times said that 7.3 percent of Army, Navy and Marines have thought about attempting suicide." Tim Ryan stated on March 16, 2011 in a House committee hearing: "From '05 to '09, we've had 1,100 soldiers commit suicide, one every 36 hours." Tim Ryan stated on November 17, 2010 in a website posting: "Congressman Ryan has secured a grand total of $116,838,763 to date (for the Mahoning Valley) and has an additional $27,095,000 pending in FY2010 spending bills."