Politifact rates claims and allegations as being “Mostly False” when they are false and misleading, but do have some basis in fact. Below is a list of the “Mostly False” claims lies told by Republicans and Tea Party members about President Obama. The links go the detailed documentation analysis.

 Mostly False Claims

"Our unemployment rate has been higher than 8 percent for more than two-and-a-half years, far above what the Obama Administration promised with the 'stimulus.' "

John Boehner


"We know that President Obama stole over $500 billion out of Medicare to switch it over to Obamacare."

Michele Bachmann


The debt-ceiling bill "doesn’t cut the debt. It will add about $7 trillion in new debt over the next 10 years."

Jim DeMint


In contrast to President Barack Obama, who "is not acting presidential," President Ronald Reagan "would never go into the Oval Office without his jacket on — that's how much he revered the presidency."

Ken Langone


"Federal law requires that hospitals treat people whether or not they can pay. So someone (who) doesn’t have health insurance -- they can go to the hospital and get free care."

Mitt Romney


"The American people don't want us to raise taxes."

John Boehner


"The CBO, the Congressional Budget Office has said that Obamacare will kill 800,000 jobs."

Michele Bachmann


The health care law "is accelerating our country toward bankruptcy."

Paul Ryan


"The White House promised us that all the spending would keep unemployment under 8 percent."

Michele Bachmann