Fact-checking the April 17 edition of ‘Meet the Press’

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory stood by a state law that spurred many businesses, Bruce Springsteen and gay-rights groups to condemn his state, saying Sunday the measure was a necessary response to local government overreach. Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd asked McCrory, Charlotte’s former mayor of 14 years, if North Carolina leaders had not overreached in the same way by nullifying the Charlotte city council’s LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance. "I made a point when I was mayor of Charlotte for 14 years, we dealt with fire and police and airports and roads and light rail lines, we didn't impose new … >>More
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