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Some statements in the 2022 Condition of the State address drew cheers, while others might have angered listeners. The Gazette Fact Checker checked 10 claims for accuracy.
U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson criticizes Biden administration for reported $450,000 payments to some immigrants separated from family members at the U.S. border in 2018. Were her claims accurate?
Fact Checker: Sen. Chuck Grassley, who has received campaign contributions from the NRA, blocked a gun control measure days after the deadly Oxford High School shooting, offering an alternative he co-sponsored. Would the provisions of the blocked bill have saved lives?
Republicans have been eager to blame rising prices on President Joe Biden and a new animated video Sen. Joni Ernst tweeted Nov. 23 does just that.
A technology advocacy coalition called Chamber of Progress takes aim at Sen. Chuck Grassley in online targeted ads for a new bill that would regulate Big Tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google. The ad claims the bill would block Amazon from selling its brand name products and end free shipping for customers.
Just before Halloween, the National Republican Congressional Committee released an ad saying “What’s scarier than Halloween? Democrats spending billions to hire an army of IRS agents to spy on your bank account.”