Has There Ever Been A Terror Plot Connected To The U.S.-Mexico Border?

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alain StephensMay 9, 2018 10:17 am,

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke says there has never been a terrorist plot or attack connected to the U.S.-Mexico border. Is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the Politifact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.

The El Paso congressman, who’s running for the seat currently held by Sen. Ted Cruz, told an audience in north Texas that “precisely zero terrorists, terrorist groups or terror plots have ever been connected with the U.S.-Mexico border to do harm to people within the United States.”

Hear how Beto O’Rourke’s’s claim scored in the player above.