PolitiFact: 'Pants on Fire' rating for Rubio's comments on Obamacare

Published July 29, 2013

Sen. Marco Rubio says Obamacare should be stopped, but one of his talking points is way off base: Rubio has said that "75 percent of small businesses now say they are going to be forced to either fire workers or cut their hours" because of the law.

That's a dramatic misinterpretation of a survey conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Actually, approximately 5 to 9 percent of small businesses who answered the survey said they would do that. To find out how the numbers went wrong, read PolitiFact's full report.