Says a Republican U.S. House member from Texas, Rob McCaskill, tweeted that he "can’t wait for the next 9/11."
"If you have a family, the current minimum wage easily qualifies you for food stamps."
No Houston Super Bowl?
Says a study indicates up to $8.5 billion in lost GDP and up to 185,000 lost jobs if Texas lawmakers approve a measure limiting transgender bathroom choices.
Says that in Texas, it’s "already illegal to enter a bathroom to harm someone."
UPDATED: Claim lacks liftoff
Says the Department of Homeland Security didn't request any hours of aerial surveillance for the U.S.-Mexico border from the Department of Defense for 2017.
UPDATED: Texas tougher
"The overwhelming majority of America’s elite universities, they no longer require history majors to take a single course in American history."
Not King's words, maybe his sentiment
"Martin Luther King said our lives begin to end the day we become silent on things that matter."
UPDATED: Firing a blank
Says an arms control treaty supported by Barack Obama "could give the U.N. some authority to regulate guns."
Limited cuts, no election connection
"Emboldened by election, Texas Republicans kill Medicaid funding for kids with disabilities."
"In Austin, Texas, the average homeowner is paying about $1,300 to $1,400 just for recapture," meaning funds spent in non-Austin school districts.
80 percent of seats held by men
Even "though men comprise 49% of the population, they hold 80% of the lawmaking power in the Legislature (144 of 181 seats)."
UPDATED: Many hoops
"NAFTA allows a lot of trucks from Mexico, for example, to leave there and ... drive straight through without even being inspected."
Biggest burden: New Jersey
"Texans pay the sixth-highest property tax in the nation."
Correlation isn't causation
Says that when San Francisco banned plastic grocery bags, "you saw the number of instances of people going to the ER with things like salmonella and other related illnesses" spike.
Mostly 9 members since 1837
"There is long historical precedent for a Supreme Court with fewer justices."
Not just Texas
Texas spends "more per day to house an inmate than we do on a student."
Texas A&M University - Commerce "offers counseling, safe spaces for students who are afraid of President-elect Trump."
Nearly 40 percent lately
"Thirty-one percent of school districts are still receiving less funding per pupil than they did prior to the dramatic budget cuts of 2011."
Campaign to campaign
"I was the first member of Congress to contribute to Donald Trump."
"Students at the University of Texas in Austin have been advised not to wear cowboy boots or cowboy hats on Halloween."