Trump admits flip
On banning assault weapons.
Says there were over 600 reports of Texas votes for Donald Trump in the state’s 2016 Republican primary virtually all getting tallied for Marco Rubio.
Fraud's a strong word
"Team Trump has accused Ted Cruz of fraud" in Iowa, Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas, Maine, Utah and Wisconsin."
24? 100-plus? Slippery
Says 80 journalists have been killed in Mexico in the last decade.
"Austin’s the fastest-growing city in the country the last five years."
Smith touts a non-debate
"During three and a half years of campaigning," Lamar Smith "has never once appeared at a moderated debate to defend his positions on the issues."
Phony to a T
Says Barack Obama was happily photographed holding a T-shirt with revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara’s face on it.
Higher turnout in, lo, 2008
Texas "had the highest level of turnout than ever before in the primary."
"Texas has a higher incarceration rate than Russia or Iran."
Reagan-Bush, Obama-Biden, Trump-?
Ted Cruz is in negotiations to be Donald Trump’s running mate.
Apprehensions, Mr. President
Illegal "immigration is lower than it’s been in 40 years."
Rampant, meaning rare
"The fact is voter fraud is rampant."
Trump had Cruz's back -- then
Says Donald Trump and Marco Rubio opposed Cruz’s "efforts to defund Planned Parenthood."
Of late? The 'worst'
Donald Trump has "described Hillary Clinton as one of the best secretaries of state in history."
Wrong study, wrong conclusion
"Statistics show 2 to 3 Texas women per week have major complications and 10 women per week seek help at an ER after an abortion."
Latinos 17, Latinas 0
"Texas is home to millions of Latinas, but the state has never elected a Latina to Congress."
A waiting wall
"Building a wall" on the U.S.-Mexico border "will take literally years."
Says Travis County Commissioner Gerald Daugherty "claims to have taken a pay cut, but for 2016, he voted to raise his salary by 19.6 percent."
Republicans mostly prevailed
"When Republican extremists tried to take away abortion rights … Blake Rocap stopped them."
Pass out the AARP cards
"There isn’t a single (Texas) legislator under the age of 30, even though millennials make up 25 percent of the electorate in Texas."
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