All statements involving Rick Perry
Congress is "on a five-week vacation."
The United States is at "historic record highs" of individuals being apprehended on the border from countries with terrorist ties such as "Pakistan or Afghanistan or Syria."
Says three Ukrainians recently captured on a West Texas ranch are among "individuals from countries that have strong terrorist ties being apprehended" near the state’s border with Mexico.
More than 3,000 homicides were committed by "illegal aliens" over the past six years.
Says the Obama administration never responded to his 2012 letter flagging the uptick in unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Says of flood of non-Mexicans being apprehended at the border: "These are people that are coming from states like Syria that have substantial connections back to terrorist regimes and terrorist operations."
A record number of immigrants not from Mexico are "being apprehended at the border."
Rick Perry doesn’t think there should be a federal minimum wage.
Since 2000, Texas has reduced "harmful pollutants in the air like nitrogen oxide by 62.5 percent, and ozone by 23 percent--a reduction that is 12 percent greater than the national average."
"If you rent a U-Haul to move your company, it costs twice as much to go from San Francisco to Austin than the other way around, because you can’t find enough trucks to flee the Golden State."
Texas added 6,600 miles of highway from 2001-2012, more than any other state.
"Texas Governor Rick Perry’s voter ID law is a blatant effort to defeat Wendy Davis by disenfranchising tens of thousands of women voters."
40,000 veterans in Texas won’t get health care because Perry rejected Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.
"One out of 10 minimum-wage workers in the U.S. live in Texas."
"Ninety-five percent of all the wages in Texas are above minimum wage."
"Every engine manufacturer in the United States is now in the state of Texas."
Unemployment in Texas has risen over two percentage points with Rick Perry as governor.
"Every year, more than $40 million are leaving Missouri for the Lone Star State."
Says that "unlike Texas, Missouri has a perfect AAA credit rating."
"Texas ranks: #1 in worker deaths, #1 carbon emissions, #50 in high school graduates, #50 in funding for mental health patients."
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