Latest False Fact-checks in Texas Facebook posts stated on June 26, 2020 in a Facebook post: “The Supreme Court ruled today NO VOTING BY MAIL !!!” John Cornyn stated on July 9, 2020 in an interview: Says “no one under the age of 20 has died of the coronavirus. We still don’t know whether children can get it and transmit it to others.” Ken Zarifis stated on July 8, 2020 in a press conference: Says Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath is requiring teachers to return to classrooms while “he has closed his offices at TEA through January.” Facebook posts stated on May 18, 2020 in a Facebook post: Texas and Florida have a “balanced budget” while California is “in debt $54 billion and New York is “in debt $6.1 billion.” John Cornyn stated on March 18, 2020 in a press conference: “China is to blame because the culture where people eat bats and snakes and dogs and things like that, these viruses are transmitted from the animal to the people and that's why China has been the source of a lot of these viruses like SARS, like MERS, the Swine Flu and now the coronavirus.” Ron Paul stated on March 16, 2020 in an opinion article: Says Anthony Fauci’s statement that the coronavirus death rate is 10 times that of the seasonal flu is “a claim without any scientific basis." Viral image stated on March 2, 2020 in a Facebook post: Says two patients at Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville, Texas, “are being looked at” for possible coronavirus infections. Ted Cruz stated on February 24, 2020 in a speech: Says Democrats are embracing “abortion up until the moment of birth and even, horrifically, after that.” Greg Abbott stated on January 7, 2020 in a press gaggle: The city of Austin has "removed, seemingly, any legal consequences to the actions where the homeless lie, sleep, where they defecate." Gene Wu stated on December 31, 2019 in a tweet: "About a third of Texas has seen a 20-25% population loss in the last 5 years." Chris Salcedo stated on December 5, 2019 in a radio interview: Says justices of the peace in Texas are being asked to choose: "give up your career or violate your religious beliefs" and perform same-sex marriages. Ted Cruz stated on December 8, 2019 in a TV interview: "Ukraine blatantly interfered in our election." Sid Miller stated on November 29, 2019 in a Facebook post: Image shows U.S. National Guard Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester. Donald Trump stated on November 20, 2019 in a tweet: "Today I opened a major Apple Manufacturing plant in Texas that will bring high paying jobs back to America." Facebook posts stated on September 13, 2019: "Beto O’Rourke wants to confiscate guns because he can’t buy one himself due to his criminal record." Dan Patrick stated on August 8, 2019 in a TV interview: Says after the shooting in El Paso, "on Sunday, everyone was going to church in America, praying about this, and the next day when their kids went to school, they weren’t allowed to pray or bring it up." Travis County Republican Party stated on July 3, 2019 in a news release: Says recent changes to Austin city policy give homeless people more rights than property owners and allow for "homeless camps on private property, business frontage, and even public sidewalks." Dan Crenshaw stated on May 6, 2019 in in a television apperance: Says about 80% to 90% of people seeking asylum do not have a valid claim. Greg Casar stated on April 24, 2019 in in a tweet: Says one year ago, "no cities in the South had guaranteed paid sick days." Texans Are stated on September 12, 2018 in a TV ad: Says Beto O’Rourke voted "against body armor for Texas sheriffs patrolling the border." Ted Cruz stated on September 4, 2018 in a video: Says Beto O’Rourke said he’s grateful that people are burning or desecrating the American flag. Greg Abbott stated on August 7, 2018 in a since-deleted tweet: Says Winston Churchill said, "The fascists of the future will call themselves anti-fascists." Roland Gutierrez stated on July 18, 2018 in a campaign email blast: Says Pete Gallego canceled a "planned meeting with the families of Sandy Hook victims." Ted Cruz stated on July 17, 2018 in a campaign press release: Says Beto O’Rourke is "the only candidate to the U.S. Senate to call for" impeaching President Donald Trump. Kendall Scudder stated on July 2, 2018 in an event hosted by the Funky East Dallas Democrats: "Bob Hall never successfully passed a bill." Tweets stated on June 11, 2018 in a post by a filmmaker: Say a boy was 'caged' in a wire enclosure. Instagram posts stated on May 22, 2018 in an online meme: Says a young Texas rapper charged with capital crimes faces the death penalty but the alleged Santa Fe High School shooter faces prison and then parole after 40 years. Steve Adler stated on May 8, 2018 in an interview on KLBJ-AM: Says Austin is "creating more jobs than any other city in the country." Lupe Valdez stated on May 8, 2018 in a Facebook Live interview by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram editorial board: "There are some counties in Texas where the first day of hunting, you have to shut down the schools because people are going to go hunting." Beto O'Rourke stated on January 3, 2018 in remarks at a stop in Greenville, Texas: Says "precisely zero terrorists, terrorist groups or terror plots have ever been connected with the U.S.-Mexico border to do harm to people within the United States."