In a recent tweet, Democratic state Rep. Gene Wu of Houston said, “About a third of Texas has seen a 20-25% population loss in the last 5 years.”
Wu shared the tweet in response to an NPR story about slowing population growth due to falling birthrates and more in the United States.
Is that a fact?
Madlin Mekelburg has the answer. She’s with PolitiFact Texas, based at the Austin American-Statesman.
Hear how Wu’s claim scored in the player above.
Written by Caroline Covington.