Is Texas Home To 10% Of US Children?

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

By Alexandra HartFebruary 5, 2020 12:55 pm,

State Rep. James White, a Republican from Hillister, Texas, says 10% of all children are Texans. Is that a fact?

Madlin Mekelburg of the PolitiFact Texas fact-checking team has the answer. She says White tweeted that claim after a town hall meeting he conducted in his East Texas district. White had discussed investing in the state’s educational system during that meeting.

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


Written by Caroline Covington.