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PolitiFact: How Many Times Did Greg Abbott Sue the Federal Government?

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The Attorney General of Texas recently said he’s sued the Obama administration 25 times.

KUT's Emily Donahue checks that statement with Gardner Selby of the Austin American-Statesman’s Politifact Texas project.

Last month, Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott was speaking at a FreedomWorks rally in Austin when he described his daily routine since President Obama took office: “I go into the office, I sue the federal government and I go home.”

We rated Abbott’s statement, that he has sued the Obama administration 25 times, as True.

Listen to the full story above.

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