by Gaye Clark
Posted 6/26/15, 03:08 pm
In May, U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., described child sex trafficking in the United States as a $9.8 billion business and Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., called domestic human trafficking a $9.5 billion business. The number discrepancy caught the attention of The Washington Post. A few weeks later, the Post’s fact-checker awarded four Pinocchios (its worst truth rating) to both statements.