(CNN) - CNN's Truth Squad fact-checked some of the assertions made by Republicans candidates during Wednesday night's GOP debate at Oakland University.
Here are the results:
Romney misses mark on mortgage mess
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney attributed the housing crisis to the federal government's role in the financial markets, specifically those of mortgage-backed giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mack. However, the Truth Squad found most of the investigations into the 2008 financial meltdown put the onus on private lenders and regulators. Read more here.
Did government give automakers to UAW, Fiat?
Romney criticized the federal government over its role in saving automakers General Motors and Chrysler through federal loans, adding that he would have preferred a private bankruptcy process. As part of the bankruptcy process, Romney said General Motors was given to the United Auto Workers Union and Chrysler went to Fiat. However, the Truth Squad found the UAW benefits fund, not the union itself, owns part of GM and another UAW benefit fund and Fiat took stakes in Chrysler. Read more here.
Banks still 'too big to fail?'
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said the assets of six banks in the U.S. make up 66% of the GDP, which means if the institutions are hit, there will be an "implied bailout" by the taxpayers. Although the figure is accurate, the "implied" bailout is more complex than his remarks. Read more here.