Truth Teller: Rep. Bill Cassidy and the Koch Brothers (video)

A new Democratic ad against Senate candidate Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La., claims he's connected to the Koch brothers and their efforts to cut Social Security and aid for hurricane victims. We put the ad to the Truth Teller test. (Julie Percha/The Washington Post)

 

As we announced Monday, the Truth Teller experience has now expanded to political ads.

This ad, sponsored by Senate Majority PAC, attacks Senate candidate Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), claiming he’s connected to the billionaire Koch brothers, Charles and David Koch, and what it describes as their efforts to cut Social Security, end Medicare and block aid for hurricane victims. One key assertion in this ad — that the Koch brothers have an agenda of protecting “tax cuts for companies that ship our jobs overseas” — has already earned Four Pinocchios.

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