Fact-Check: Tim Kaine Claims Terror Threat ‘Has Decreased’ During Obama Era

Asked during Tuesday night’s Vice Presidential debate whether the threat of terrorism in the United States has increased or decreased in the past eight years, Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine argued that the threat of terrorism has decreased “in some ways” because of the reduction in the number of deployed troops, the passage of the Iran nuclear deal, and the death of Osama bin Laden.