PolitiFact Virginia: Howell’s pants are on fire
The Speaker of the House of Delegates William Howell is under the microscope this week in our PolitiFact Virginia report. During an appearance on “Freedom and Prosperity” Radio, Howell asserted that the Federal Government was making plans to force Americans to role private retirement over to the government to protect social security.
PolitiFact investigated that claim and found Howell’s assertion was so far off that his “pants are on fire”.
You can see their full report by clicking here.
This week’s PolitiFact Virginia report from NBC12 is below-