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Citation From the February 19, 2021, edition of Fox News' America Reports with John Roberts and Sandra Smith

GUY BENSON (FOX PODCAST HOST): This needs to be an all-hands-on-deck effort, obviously, Americans are suffering. Americans have died. It's very scary what's happening in Texas and elsewhere, it does feel like a little bit of a slow federal response — bit of a hands-off situation for days on end.

Of course, the media, like catnip, they're delighted to talk about the Ted Cruz, huge mistake that he made, they’re eager to talk about Greg Abbott, the governor and the Republican officials in this red state, what went wrong, the blame game that’s underway. And there seems to be a lot less scrutiny about why the hell the federal government, starting with the president himself, seems to have been relatively MIA days into this thing. Have we heard Joe Biden, the president talk about this issue at all, aside from some tweets? I haven't heard that, unless I'm missing something. I feel like that’s --

SANDRA SMITH (HOST): To be clear, to be fair, he did, days ago, declare a national emergency -- sorry, a state emergency in Texas because of this, Richard, but shouldn’t that have meant that there were preparations to provide government relief to these people who so badly need it, that are now in long lines just to get a can of food or a drink of water?