On Hannity’s radio program, DeLay falsely claimed Obama supports “a bill to fingerprint every American in this country”

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Jun 12, 2008

On Hannity's radio program, DeLay falsely claimed Obama supports "a bill to fingerprint every American in this country"

Summary: On The Sean Hannity Show, Tom DeLay falsely claimed that Sen. Barack Obama is "in favor of a bill to fingerprint every American in this country and have a national fingerprint database." In fact, the bill to which DeLay was apparently referring would require employees of banks that apply for "licensing and registration as a State-licensed loan originator," as well as individuals who apply for licenses, to submit fingerprints to "to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and any governmental agency or entity authorized to receive such information for a State and national criminal history background check." ...

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