All statements involving Greg Abbott
"As attorney general, I have prosecuted judges, district attorneys and other public officials across Texas who violated that (public) trust, who have been corrupted."
Says 85 percent of IDEA charter-school students come from low-income families and about 99 percent of its graduates go to college.
Greg Abbott defended more than $5 billion in public school funding cuts in fighting hundreds of school districts in court.
Says he would have "almost twice the actual experience practicing law" Greg Abbott did on becoming attorney general of Texas.
In "reality," there have "been no problems whatsoever" with the Texas voter ID law.
Wendy Davis is "fighting to bring ... Bloomberg-style gun control to Texas."
"Texas Governor Rick Perry’s voter ID law is a blatant effort to defeat Wendy Davis by disenfranchising tens of thousands of women voters."
Wendy Davis is "threatening to raise taxes up to $35 billion."
Says Greg Abbott "converted over $1 million in federal grant money intended for use to prosecute online sexual predators and other cyber crimes and instead used it to harass and prosecute senior citizens who were assisting other senior citizens in applying for mail-in ballots."
Says he has sued the Obama administration 25 times.
Says the "last non-partisan commission to improve the voting experience in America concluded that #VoterID was necessary."
Says according to the FBI, more people are killed each year with hammers and clubs than rifles.
Says Texas proved in court that more than 200 dead people voted in the latest Texas election.
Says his Texas election fraud investigations have resulted in 50 convictions.
"Obama has (a) new Christmas tree tax."
There have been "at least four incidents where bullets from Mexico have crossed the border."
Says he's arrested more criminals, "including thousands of child predators and sex offenders," than any previous Texas attorney general.
"More lives have been lost because of the war with the drug cartels in Juarez alone, just a few blocks from the United States of America, than have been lost in the war in Afghanistan."
Says a highway was closed in El Paso because of bullets flying across the border.
Says the EPA "outsourced the scientific basis for its greenhouse gas regulation to a scandal-plagued international organization that cannot be considered objective or trustworthy."
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