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stated on January 23, 2020 in a radio interview.
“Over 50% of the people now in the House and state Senate have not been born in Virginia.”
stated on January 29, 2020 in a meeting
Says San Antonio has “the lowest per capita income of any major Texas city.”
stated on January 13, 2020 in remarks
“There are more guns in this country than there are citizens.”
stated on January 27, 2020 in a tweet
Says "10% of U.S. children are Texans."
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."
Donald Trump Jr.
stated on November 1, 2019 in a Tweet
"Tens of thousands" of people leave New York every week.
stated on October 31, 2019 in an interview
"Illinois lost population in 94 out of the last 95 years, so it’s not like it’s a new thing that we have a slight out-trickle of people leaving the state."
stated on June 28, 2019 in a radio interview
"Wisconsin is currently seeing an influx of new residents, Illinois is seeing an outflux."
stated on June 18, 2019 in a speech
Says that after "the last income tax increase in the state of Illinois, we saw the largest exodus of middle-income families."
stated on March 14, 2019 in a Facebook post
In 20 years "there will be enough Muslim voters in the U.S. to elect the president."
stated on March 12, 2019 in a speech
There’s been a "20 percent increase in young people coming back to Buffalo after a decade where we lost 10 percent of our young people."
stated on September 16, 2018 in remarks at a teachers' rally
West Virginia has "more veterans per capita" than any state.
stated on September 28, 2018 in a debate
California "is hemorrhaging population."
National Republican Congressional Committee
stated on September 12, 2018 in a TV ad
Scott Wallace wants to tax families of five for 'irresponsible breeding'
stated on May 20, 2018 in a radio interview
"We are the only metropolitan area in the country that’s losing population."
stated on May 13, 2018 in a candidates forum
"I’ve lived" in Milwaukee "all 61 years of my life."
stated on March 28, 2018 in a Texas Capitol press conference
"Just in the Austin MSA alone, 150 people move here every day."
stated on March 8, 2018 in
"California is 49th out of 50 in the United States in per capita housing units. Only Utah can lay claim to being lowest in per capita production."
stated on February 18, 2018 in an interview
"There are more guns in this country than there are people."
Southwest Farm Press
stated on January 22, 2018 in a news story
"Texas is home to more feral pigs than any other state — an estimated 50 percent to 75 percent of all feral swine in the nation."