Tag: funding

Smith Wrong About NSF Funding

The head of the House science committee falsely claimed the National Science Foundation funds “more than twice as many graduate students in the social and behavioral sciences as in computer science, mathematics or material science.” In fact, 21.5 percent of…

Overstated Funding for Overseas Mosques

Q: Did the Obama administration spend $ 770 million restoring overseas mosques? A: That claim is based on a misleading television news report about a 20-year funding project that ended well before Barack Obama became president. FULL QUESTION Did Obama…

Smith Spins NASA Funding

Rep. Lamar Smith said that, after national security agencies, “NASA received the most favorable budget request from the Trump administration.” True, but President Donald Trump’s 2018 proposal would still cut NASA’s budget by about 3 percent compared with the agency’s enacted budget for…

Soros Not Funding Kasich PAC

A TV ad that falsely claimed that Democratic donor George Soros gave “hundreds of thousands of dollars” to Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich has been revised. The ad now uses guilt by association to link Kasich to Soros, claiming instead…

Who's funding this pro-Ted Cruz super PAC?

Who's funding this pro-Ted Cruz super PAC? Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) A super PAC spending millions of dollars to bash Ted Cruz's Republican rivals is shielding the names of many of its top donors and strategists, accepting and directing donations…