Is ISIS ‘Running Through the Border’?

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

By Alain StephensJune 22, 2016 8:40 am,

At the May 2016 Republican Party of Texas convention, Gov. Greg Abbott told thousands of delegates that the Islamic State group, which has ravaged parts of the Middle East, was at work along the Texas-Mexico border.

“Our country better wake up. We’re facing an existential threat,” he said. “ISIS is running through the border made porous by Barack Obama’s policies.”

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

Hear how Abbott’s claim scored in the player above.