In this video, we highlight several claims made by some of the candidates in the Oct.15 Democratic presidential debate.
Person: Andrew Yang
FactChecking the October Democratic Debate
Yang’s Top-Gun Tale
Making a point about Defense Department waste, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang related a secondhand story about a Navy fighter pilot who said that airmen routinely dumped fuel into the Pacific Ocean at the end of the fiscal year as a way to preserve the following year’s fuel budget. But the story doesn’t add up.