Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks during a Republican Presidential Debate at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney’s claim that President Barack Obama “gave GM” to the United Auto Workers stood as one of the overstatements of the night Wednesday when Republican presidential candidates grappled with the economy in their latest debate. Several drifted from reality too in portraying regulations as a killer of jobs, if not the country itself.
A look at some of the claims in the debate and how they compare with the facts:
ROMNEY: President Barack Obama “gave GM to UAW, he gave Chrysler to Login to read more