He roundly criticizes all those responsible for what was a foreseen and avoidable disaster.
Meanwhile, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shames Ted Cruz by raising $5 million to help Texans while he was gallivanting off to Cancun.
One last update (I think!): We just hit $5 million raised for Texans across the state.
Thank you ALL for your collective action when people need it most.
Charity can’t replace policy, but solidarity is how we’ll face climate change and build a better world. 💪🏽🌎
Thank you 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/RzdgXllXoS
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 22, 2021
We should also recall that Cruz was one of those people who objected to aiding people in other states who got hit with natural disasters. I am sure that he is opposing all federal aid to Texas now because he is a person who stands on principle, right?
John Morales says
Texas republicans will use federal funds to pay extortionist energy companies who are ripping off ordinary Texans after they failed to upgrade their facilities (even though they had ten years to do it) after a deep freeze crippled the state this week, a senior congressman said… There, fixed it for them.
Pierce R. Butler says
… he is a person who stands on principle, right?
Yes, he is -- like the way Derek Chauvin stood on George Floyd.
Reginald Selkirk says
They have been consistently voting Republican for decades, so in a sense the did.