Greg Abbott's file:
Abbott

Republican from Texas

Greg Abbott, a former member of the Texas Supreme Court, is serving his third term as the state's attorney general.

Recent statements involving Greg Abbott

"The growth rate of women-owned businesses in Texas has nearly doubled that of the nation since President Obama has taken office."

Says that, as a Supreme Court justice, Greg Abbott found that a company whose vacuum cleaners were sold door to door "had no responsibility" in the hiring of a salesman who raped a customer.

"We’ve had about 3,000 murders" in connection with lax border security.

Says Greg Abbott "has lost" in court "four times in just the past few days."

"Wendy Davis’ legal work is currently under FBI investigation."

Recent stories featuring Greg Abbott

Mailbag: Reader's PolitiFact rating, ‘Out of Date’:

It’s been too long since we shared reader emails. Open the mailbag, Andy.

Tweets on Wendy Davis ad assailing Abbott dissent in case linked to rape:

We’re sharing tweets about our fact check of an ad from Wendy Davis about Greg Abbott’s position in a case when he served on the Texas Supreme Court.

Rick Perry doubles down on people from countries with terrorist ties crossing border:

In a Sunday interview, Perry asserted there’s a frightening record being set. Pants on Fire, PolitiFact in Washington, D.C., found.

Cruz cruises, Perry closes, Davis 10th--Abbott out of running:

Winners: Ted Cruz and Rick Perry, while Wendy Davis landed 10th and Greg Abbott didn’t make the cut.

Rest easy, punditoids. We’re solely talking about July's 10 most-viewed PolitiFact Texas fact checks, including three Pants on Fire results.

Greg Abbott, Rick Perry air unconfirmed claims about 3,000 murders by unauthorized immigrants:

Rick Perry and Greg Abbott, championing border security, each attributed 3,000 killings to people jailed in Texas living in the United States without legal authorization.

But their declared source for this figure doesn’t prove out such claims--and there are unanswered questions.

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