Tag: Kaine

Kaine Misleads on Weinstein’s Donations

Asked if the Clinton-Kaine campaign will return contributions it received from movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, Sen. Tim Kaine repeatedly said the campaign is over. That’s true, but it doesn’t mean the campaign can’t refund donations. As of June 30, the Hillary…

Live fact-checking the Kaine, Pence VP debate

PolitiFact will have 18 fact-checkers working tonight's vice presidential debate between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence. We’ll start updating the Twitter feed below starting at 9 p.m. EST, and we’ll post Truth-O-Meter rulings in near real-time. How do we do…

Kaine Twists Words of GOP Rivals

In a speech in Michigan, Tim Kaine cherry-picked the words of his Republican opponents, Donald Trump and Mike Pence, to leave a misleading impression of their public statements on military service members and white nationalist David Duke. Kaine quoted Trump…

Kaine Muffs Trump-Nixon Comparison

Tim Kaine says Donald Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns fails to clear even the low ethical bar set by Richard Nixon as a candidate. But Kaine gets some history wrong. Nixon never publicly released his tax returns as…

Kaine vs. Pence on Unemployment

In comparing the records of the vice presidential candidates, Donald Trump ignores prevailing economic trends when he notes that when Tim Kaine was governor of Virginia “unemployment doubled” while under Gov. Mike Pence, Indiana has seen “great job growth.” Kaine…

Tim Kaine on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will address the Democratic National Convention tonight, five days after being named Hillary Clinton’s running mate on the Democratic presidential ticket. Kaine has been a figure in Virginia politics for a while. He was lieutenant governor…