All Half-True statements involving David Dewhurst

Says he "passed" eight measures, including ones to prevent groping at airport security checks and to bar "sanctuary" cities in Texas.  

Says that when adjusted for inflation and population growth, state general revenue spending has decreased 10.7 percent on his watch.

"6.4 million more Americans living in poverty under President Obama."

Says Ted Cruz slurred Republican senators including John Cornyn as "graybeards" and "spineless jellyfish."

"This past (legislative) session, we passed out of the Legislature a resolution requiring Congress to pass a balanced-budget amendment to the (U.S.) Constitution."

Says 1,000 World War II veterans die every day.

"Last year, out of the 500,000 (in) population growth we had in the state of Texas, about 250,000 of the 500,000 came to Texas... from the other 49 states."

"We spend more money on health care per capita in the United States than any other country in the world. Of the 30 developed countries in the world, we spend 2 1/2 times more than the average. Of the country that spends the second most per capita, Switzerland, we spend 175 percent more."

"You’ve got almost twice as many cops in New York City as you do on our entire border. That’s nuts."

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