Romney wants to make all these education based cuts “to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires.”

Claim: Romney wants to make all these education based cuts “to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires.”

Ad(s): “Stick” / “Take Away”

Sponsor(s): Priorities USA Action

Air Dates: October 6 – 30

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim: $975,067 ($3,900,269 Total)

States: CO, FL, IA, OH, VA, WI

Markets:   CO- Colorado Springs, Denver; FL – Orlando, West Palm Beach; IA – Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City; OH – Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo, Youngstown; VA – Norfolk, Richmond, Roanoke, Washington D.C.; WI – Green Bay

Stations: CO – KKTV, KOAA, KRDO, KXRM, KCNC, KDVR, KMGH, KTVD, KUSA, KWGN; FL – WESH, WFTV, WKCF, WKMG, WOFL, WOPX, WRBW, WRDQ, WFLX, WPBF, WPEC, WPTV, WTVX; IA – KCRG, KFXA, KGAN, KWWL, KLJB, KWQC, WHBF, WQAD, KCCI, KCWI, KDSM, WHO, WOI, KCAU, KMEG, KPTH, KTIV; OH – EKRC, WCPO, WKRC, WLWT, WSTR, WXIX, WBNX, WEWS, WJW, WKYC, WOIO, WUAB, WBNS, WCMH, WSYX, WTTE, WWHO, WBDT, WDTN, WHIO, WKEF, WRGT, WNWO, WTOL, WTVG, WUPW, WFMJ, WKBN, WYTV; VA – WAVY, WGNT, WTKR, WTVZ, WVBT, WVEC, WRIC, WRLH, WTVR, WUPV, WWBT, EDBJ, WDBJ, WFXR, WSLS, WWCW, WDCA, WDCW, WJLA, WRC, WTTG, WUSA; WI – WACY, WBAY, WCWF, WFRV, WGBA, WLUK

 

Politifact Summary:   “‘There’s not a direct link between spending cuts and tax rates for the wealthy,’ said Maya MacGuineas, president of the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. They’re separate policy areas, and legislation affecting each area would typically be handled separately.”

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