UPDATED: O'Rourke talks about them
Says Beto O’Rourke "has a criminal record that includes DWI and burglary arrests."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
Best we can tell
Says "our indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton is back to being the only statewide official in the country under indictment."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, June 7th, 2018
It's a misdemeanor
"It’s against the law in Texas to let any loaded gun get in the hands of a child."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
Border Patrol figures back up claim
"Here are the facts: there is no massive wave of migrants pouring into California. Overall immigrant apprehensions on the border last year were as low as they’ve been in nearly 50 years (and 85 percent of the apprehensions occurred outside of California)."
— Politifact California on Friday, April 13th, 2018
Data backs up high cost of housing inmates in California
"It costs us about $33,000 a year (on average nationally) to lock somebody up. In California it costs about $75,000 a year."
— Politifact California on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
The data is clear
"President Obama became the first president since Carter to leave the White House with a smaller federal prison population than when he took office."
— Politifact National on Thursday, May 18th, 2017
After a seven-year waiting period
In some cases, a sex offender "who appears on the New York State Sex Offender Registry" would be able to drive for Uber or Lyft when ride-hailing is allowed upstate in July
— Politifact New York on Monday, May 8th, 2017
He has. Repeatedly
Says Donald Trump "thinks stop-and-frisk is fine."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, December 9th, 2016
Not just Texas
Texas spends "more per day to house an inmate than we do on a student."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 18th, 2016
But shooting numbers don't equal homicide numbers
"In Chicago, they've had thousands of shootings, thousands since Jan. 1. Thousands of shootings."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Sunshine State was not so safe
"In the mid 1990s, in our state, (Florida was) No. 1 in violent crime in America. ... The only concern I had was for the citizens of Florida, who were subjected to a violent crime every three minutes and 45 seconds."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, September 19th, 2016
"Texas has lost the most law enforcement officers in the line of duty of any state in America."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, September 19th, 2016
Says that in 2015, "illegal" immigrants accounted for 75 percent of federal drug possession convictions and 5 percent to 30 percent of convictions for murder and kidnapping plus two other crimes.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, September 2nd, 2016
Jones said it 'pretty much didn't happen'
Says Alex Jones "said that the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre were child actors and no one was actually killed there."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Moved quickly after Virginia Tech tragedy
"We fixed a loophole in the (gun) background record check system so that we could make our commonwealth safer."
— Politifact Virginia on Friday, July 29th, 2016
Hateful numbers crunched here
"The LGBT community is more often the victims of hate crimes than any other recognized group."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Data from 2004-14 supports this
"Only half of the murders in the city of St. Louis get solved."
— Politifact Missouri on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
Before April 22, "we have restored the rights of more than 18,000 individuals, which is more than the past seven governors combined in their four-year terms."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, May 9th, 2016
Documented cases of impersonation are few
"More people are struck by lightning than commit in-person voter fraud" by impersonation.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, April 7th, 2016
The Donald and the Dons
"There have been multiple media reports about (Donald Trump's) business dealings with the mob, with the mafia."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016