Statements about Criminal Justice
The White House had a live video feed of the Benghazi attacks as they occurred.
"I am every year the No.1 pick of all of the law enforcement agencies within Texas."
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 the Obama administration plans to reduce the number of beds devoted to holding individuals violating immigration laws and to "release hundreds of dangerous criminals into our communities."
Says Texas has "11 different felonies you can commit with an oyster."
Says Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton has accepted $42,000 from strip-club interests and $10,000 from local alcohol distributors.
Says 88 Texas constables have died in the line of duty.
Says PolitiFact "validated and independently documented" its "criminal history" claims about Adan Ballesteros.
Says she "created the first felony deferred prosecution program for nonviolent first-offenders" in Texas.
Without U.S. Senate action, Texas will have more federal judicial vacancies this year than any other state.
"Illegal counterfeiting and piracy costs the U.S. economy $100 billion... every year."
Says Texas does not regulate the appearance of some kinds of imitation firearms sold in Texas.
Says most states, but not Texas, permit jurors to ask questions of witnesses in trials.
Says the Obama administration catches and releases nonviolent illegal immigrants.
Says the Department of Defense changed its definitions of al-Qaeda and the Taliban making it so almost anybody can be loosely associated with the groups.
In Texas, "sexting is a felony sex offense for teenagers — that can mean up to 10 years in prison."
Says the foreman of the jury that convicted him was a Greenpeace activist.
Says he's arrested more criminals, "including thousands of child predators and sex offenders," than any previous Texas attorney general.
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