The 60 generators and fuel that the Biden government had FEMA send to Texas are still sitting at the state airport, waiting for Republican delivery instructions.
This is the situation in Texas:
NEW: The 60 FEMA generators that were sent to Texas are sitting in a staging area in Ft. It’s worth waiting for delivery instructions.
10,000 gallons of diesel fuel are also available. FEMA officials are waiting for instructions from Texas officials to send them
– Erin Banco (@ErinBanco) February 18, 2021
The president’s Twitter account had previously tweeted that generators and consumables had been sent to Texas:
Jill and I keep Texas, Oklahoma, and other affected states in our prayers. I have declared a state of emergency authorizing FEMA to provide generators and consumables and am ready to accommodate additional requests. Please follow the directions given by the local officials and stay safe.
– President Biden (@POTUS) February 18, 2021
The federal government is trying to help, but the Republicans in Texas continue to harm their own people.
One cannot be sure that neglect or incompetence will not deliver the supplies you need, but the key to success is that millions of Texans need help.
President Biden sent aid, but Republicans in Texas are in the way.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Executive Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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