Statements about States

Full Flop

UPDATED “Unequivocally” flopped

Dan Patrick

Dan Patrick

On repealing the 17th Amendment

— Texas

Half-True

Not No. 1 proportionally speaking

True

Like scoring 100 when Texas scores 99

Mostly True

Counts D.C. as a state

Texas Association of School Boards

Texas Association of School Boards

"Texas ranks 49th in per-pupil funding among the states."

— Texas

False

Kangaroo outweighs armadillo

True

Presuming California doesn't peel off

Half-True

Finnish finish with at least four tests

False

Never said giddyap, let's go

False

Cited analysis assumes every job's the same

Full Flop

Caucus vote on speaker OK ... now

Warren Chisum

Warren Chisum

On choosing a Texas House speaker

— Texas

Half-True

On the mark for Republicans but not for entire House

Mostly True

Numbers check, but different time periods yield different results