Deadly Storms & A Leader On Holiday: What The Hell's Happening In Texas?

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3 days ago · 18 minutes

Deadly Storms & A Leader On Holiday: What The Hell's Happening In Texas?
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Millions of people in Texas have had their lives devastated over the past week by a horrific storm, which has brought deadly snow, ice and power cuts.

But while some charities and politicians are doing everything they can to help with the recovery effort, Senator Ted Cruz and the power companies are coming under fire for their cold-hearted attitudes towards the suffering.

The Quicky investigates why the Lone Star State was seemingly so ill-prepared for this natural disaster, and what can be done to ensure this kind of tragedy never happens again.

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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri


Daniel Geraci - Executive Director of the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN)

Chas Licciardello - Member of The Chaser and Co-Host of the ABC's Planet America


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