We are going to be spending a lot of time in this program focusing on the failures during last week's brutal freeze. State Representative Jeff Leach was one of the first state lawmakers to demand answers. He’s a Republican from Plano in North Texas.
House. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a daughter who lives in Houston. According to Speaker Pelosi, her daughter was without water and electricity last week too. One thing Speaker Pelosi mentioned – a congressional committee will start exploring the Texas power outages.
The winter storm took our minds off a lot - perhaps most importantly, the coronavirus pandemic. Many Texans went to hotels. Others to family and friends' houses to get out of the cold. However, no one was really going out for six days. Did the storm impact the pandemic?
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