Latest False Fact-checks on Greg Abbott 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." 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." Greg Abbott stated on November 15, 2017 in a video ad posted on his campaign website: "The Texas unemployment rate is now the lowest it’s been in 40 years & Texas led the nation last month in new job creation." Greg Abbott stated on August 1, 2017 in a tweet: Says Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told players: "Stand for the Anthem or you’re off team." Greg Abbott stated on February 6, 2017 in a tweet: Says Travis County’s sheriff refuses to enforce 8 USC 1373. Greg Abbott stated on December 13, 2016 in a tweet: Says an arms control treaty supported by Barack Obama "could give the U.N. some authority to regulate guns." Greg Abbott stated on October 28, 2015 in a tweet: "Texas #2 in nation for new gun purchases, behind California." Greg Abbott stated on September 19, 2014 in a debate in the Rio Grande Valley.: "I’ve been involved in prosecuting a terrorist member of ISIS." Greg Abbott stated on July 16, 2010 in an interview with Fox News: "More lives have been lost because of the war with the drug cartels in Juarez alone, just a few blocks from the United States of America, than have been lost in the war in Afghanistan."