Donald Trump says he’s “never eating another Oreo again” because its parent company is “closing a factory in Chicago and they’re moving to Mexico.” Some Oreo production is moving to Mexico, but a downsized Chicago plant will remain.
Who says Congress can’t get anything done? As a new TV spot in New Hampshire once again demonstrates, it excels at grinding out symbolic votes that become fodder for political attack ads.
Q: Do companies get a tax break for shipping U.S. jobs overseas?
A: Not specifically for that reason. But companies can deduct business expenses, including the cost of moving a job to another state or even out of the country.
We are periodically taking a look at past claims from the 2012 presidential candidates. Up next: President Barack Obama. The president officially launched his 2012 campaign on April 4, but […]
In episode 9 of FactCheck Radio, we debunk false tweets from the political parties on Twitter, and we look at dueling ads in a special election to fill a House […]
There they go again. Earlier this month, we called out Democrats for falsely accusing a Republican House candidate in Hawaii of pledging to protect tax breaks for sending jobs overseas. […]
In episode 7 of our podcast, we look at a Democratic ad that falsely claims a Republican House candidate pledged to protect tax breaks for companies that send jobs abroad. […]
But economists say ‘outsourcing’ jobs overseas is a minor problem that Kerry’s plan wouldn’t do much to fix.