McAuliffe's claim that he set a 'record' investment in education is latest in line of misleading statements

McAuliffe's claim that he set a 'record' investment in education is latest in line of misleading statements

McAuliffe's claim that he set a 'record' investment in education is latest in line of misleading statements McAuliffe has made the claim before Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe claimed in a new campaign ad that he set a "record" with his investment in public education in his last term as governor, but he’s been fact-checked on the claim a couple of times before. McAuliffe released his new ad, entitled "Because of You," on Thursday, which claims that McAuliffe made a "record investment in education" during his previous term governing the Old Dominion. However; McAuliffe’s claim appears to be the latest in a line of misleading statements on the matter. TERRY MCAULIFFE COLLECTS $2.2M LABOR UNION PAYCHECK AFTER RIGHT-TO-WORK COMMENTS PolitiFact has hit McAuliffe with multiple fact-checks on the claim since the former governor started touting it while in office, calling it "mostly false." While McAuliffe did set the record for Virginia’s education investment in terms of raw dollars with his $6.5 billion 2016 and $6.8 billion 2017 budgets, money doesn’t keep its value from year to year due to …
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