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Whose fault is the Texas power disaster?




With millions of Texans still powerless as a result of the winter storm and cold temperatures, everyone is looking for the culprit, the governor, the Texas Council on Electricity Reliability (ERCOT) and even the new Green Deal. In the final episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza discusses Texas ’policy of power tragedy. SOURCES AND MORE READING: No, frozen wind turbines are not the main culprit for the Texas power outage.

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