Ohio MP Tim Ryan claimed that "the top 1% control 90% of assets".
Facts first: This is wrong. Recent studies show that the richest 1% own about 39% of the country's total wealth.
Violence in the Cory Booker's Neighborhood
Cory Booker, a New Jersey senator, often states on the campaign trail that he lives in a low-income inner city area. During Wednesday's debate, Newark's mayor said that seven people were shot dead in his neighborhood in Newark last week.
"I hear shots in my neighborhood," Booker said. "I think I'm the only one, I hope I'm the only one who killed seven people in their neighborhood last week."
Fact Check: It's sad and it's true.
Six people were injured and one man died in two shootings in Newark's Central Ward, where Booker lives on the penultimate Tuesday, according to Anthony Ambrose, director of public safety in Newark.
Booker lives only a block from this first shootout.
– David Shortell
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan claimed that "the lower 60% have not seen any increase since 1980."
Facts first: This is wrong. The lowest 60% have experienced an increase in their income since 1980.
Cory Booker of New Jersey said, "If you need a driver's license, you should need a driver's license to buy and own a firearm, and not all of them Territory agrees, but in states like Connecticut that did, 40% less gun violence and 15% fewer suicides were recorded. "
Facts first: There is an academic peer review for this claim Support.
– Lydia dePillis
Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke brought a strong number to the debate on Wednesday evening: "In this country, you have 2.3 million of ours tonight It is the largest prison population in the world. "
Facts first: Comparing prison populations between nations is difficult, as statistics are not kept in the same way in all countries , O & Rourke is broadly right about the number of people behind bars in the United States, but for example due to the mass arrests in China, his claim that the US has the largest prison population on the planet is questionable ,
– David Shortell
Medicare for All
Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Medicare for All: "I'm worried about throwing half of Americans out of health insurance in four years."
Facts first: True. Medicare for All would cut private insurance for 150 million people.
The Senate's Medicare for All bill, sponsored by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, would essentially eliminate the private insurance industry after a four-year transition. Instead, all Americans would be included in a government-led plan that would cover virtually all medically necessary benefits. Private insurers could only offer other services, such as cosmetic surgery.
Currently, more than 150 million Americans receive health insurance through private plans offered by their employers, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Private insurance also includes the millions who buy policies on the relevant stock exchange or through Medicare Advantage plans. All of these consumers would be switched from policy to the national plan under Medicare for All.
Sen. Cory Booker pointed out to companies like Amazon and Halliburton that they "are not paying taxes."
Facts first: The tax rates of Amazon and Halliburton are low, but not zero.
"From 2012 to 2018, Amazon reported pre-tax income of $ 25.4 billion and current tax provisions of $ 1.9 billion," the Journal reported. "This is a tax rate of 8% – low, but not zero or negative Looking back, since 2002, Amazon has had a pre-tax profit of $ 27.7 billion worldwide and a tax rate of 13% of $ 3.6 billion paid in cash. "
Amazon was a Democratic goal as a major winner of the 2017 Republican Tax Review Act.
In answering a question about income inequality, Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington said: "It is not true that the CEO of McDonald's is 2,100 times more earns as the people spin at McDonald's. "
Facts first: Technically, it is true that this also includes the wages of part-time workers who work abroad, not just in the United States UNITED STATES.  McDonald's reported that CEO Stephen Easterbrook's total compensation for 2018 was $ 15.9 million, while the average employee earned $ 7,473. However, this middle-aged employee is a part-time employee based in Hungary.
Cory Booker said, "The insurance costs they charge amount to 15% while the Medicare costs are only 2%."
Facts First: This is about right, although comparing apples to apples is difficult.
Some of Medicare's overhead costs are covered by the social security system, so the actual administrative costs are likely to be higher. However, it is true that the administrative costs of Medicare are lower in relation to total expenditure than in the private market.
Facts first: & # 39; metering & # 39; has led to longer waiting times, but it is unclear whether these waiting times have led to the family opting for an illegal crossing.
"They played games with people who come and try to seek asylum at our ports of entry, Oscar and Valeria went to a port of entry, and then they were denied the opportunity to apply for asylum so that they were frustrated and tried to cross the river and they died because of it, "said Castro.
The Trump government's policy of "measurement" has led to longer waiting times, though it is difficult to attribute the motive to a migrant's decision to illegally cross the border.
In the case of the father and child who died trying to cross the Rio Grande, CNNE's mother told CNN that they had left the country in April, hoping to get it to work in Dallas create. She said the family wanted to buy their own home and improve their financial situation.
Customs and Border Protection has stated that it does not know how many migrants have been rejected on the basis of measurements.
Former Texas MP Beto O'Rourke announced that Congress has passed "a $ 2 trillion tax cut" in favor of companies holding record piles of Cash and the richest sit in the country in a time of historical prosperity inequality.
Facts first : According to the Congressional Budget Office, the statement by O Rourke seems roughly correct, although there are a number of estimates that reflect the cost of the Law on Tax Reductions and Predict Jobs for 2017
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