Statements about Crime

Says drug cartels are using social media to offer rebates so more children from Central America get smuggled to the United States.

Under Rosemary Lehmberg, the "Travis County D.A.’s office" convened the grand jury that indicted Rick Perry.

Says Ted Cruz "was just bribed by the Kochs to introduce a bill that would give them and their allies America’s national forests, parks, and other public lands and open them for mining, drilling, fracking and logging."

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 have less crime in the (Rio Grande) Valley than we do in other major Texas cities."

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.

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

Says a 9-year-old girl was recently raped in Austin, Texas, by a guy previously "caught four times and released."

More than 3,000 homicides were committed by "illegal aliens" over the past six years.

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

Says Dan Patrick has "called immigration into Texas an invasion" and "said immigrants coming into Texas bring ‘third-world diseases.’"

A record number of immigrants not from Mexico are "being apprehended at the border."

"Last year," Obama "administration officials released into our neighborhoods more than 36,000 criminal immigrants who had nearly 88,000 convictions. The crimes included hundreds of convictions for murder, rape and kidnapping and thousands of drug-related crimes."

Says Dan Patrick "proposed Arizona-style show-me-your-papers legislation."

"Savings that I achieved" helped fund cameras on the border. "As a result, more than 21,500 arrests have been made and 46 tons of narcotics confiscated."

David Dewhurst is "the first lieutenant governor in history to have a personal security detail."

"25% of human trafficking victims are located in Texas."

Federal law for Obamacare navigators "does not bar — or even require screening for — convicted felons, including individuals convicted of identity theft or fraud."

"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.

The White House had a live video feed of the Benghazi attacks as they occurred.

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