Ryan Sitton, a Republican elected to the Texas Railroad Commission in 2014, opened his November guest editorial for Drilling Contractor: “Earlier this year, Hurricane Harvey left more than 12 million people in Texas and Louisiana without homes. The devastation of this storm was more far-reaching than anyone imagined.”

Is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the Politifact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.

Hear how Ryan Sitton’s claim scored in the player above.

 

Written by Jen Rice.

Tell it like it isTweet @TexasStandard or leave a comment here