Conspiracy Theory Claims That Joe Biden Cut Power in Texas | 22 Words

Conspiracy theorists have decided to blame Joe Biden for the power outages in Texas...

Claims of government-generated snow have been rife online...

And now people think it was all Biden's doing. Keep scrolling to learn more about the bizarre theory...

The news comes after Texas has been experiencing serious problems with power outages.

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Over 4 million people have been left without electricity, heating, and hot water.

And it's not only Texas. Other southern states have also been left without electricity and running water...

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With so many people and their families being forced into unbearable living situations.

According to The Guardian, professionals have noted that the heating of the arctic may be to blame for these crazy changes in the weather down south...

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Especially for the snowstorms that have been brutally hitting the people of Texas.

They explained the situation:

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"[Experts claim] there is evidence that the rapid heating of the Arctic can help push frigid air from the north pole much further south, possibly to the US-Mexico border."

Things have gotten so bad in the last few weeks that people have been forced to evacuate their homes...

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And due to the addition of heavy snowstorms and below-freezing temperatures, many states - in particular Texas - have been left completely powerless in most areas.

And not only that, but over fifty deaths have been reported so far...

Sadly, this number is expected to rise.

People are doing their best to push through this difficult period...

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But with little to no options, some have been forced to make do with what they've got.

But now, it seems the big freeze is slowly coming to an end...


Although that hasn't stopped people spreading conspiracy theories about the unusual weather...

The widespread news has led some to believe that the snow in Texas is actually fake...

Conspiracy theorists blame president Joe Biden for the chaos, who has apparently created fake snow that "doesn't melt."

Yep, that's right...

And now a news site has even joined in on the action...

InfoWars, the American far-right website run by Alex Jones, tried to pin the blame on the president...

It said that president Joe Biden blocked Texas from increasing power, a claim that has since been disproved.

Published on February twentieth, the article read "Joe Biden's Dept. of Energy Blocked Texas from Increasing Power Ahead of Killer Storm."


Surprisingly, It is still live on the site and has also been published multiple times on Facebook.

The story read...

"An Emergency Order from the Biden administration's Department of Energy shows Texas energy grid operator ERCOT ( Electric Reliability Council of Texas) was instructed to stay within green energy standards by purchasing energy from outside the state at a higher cost, throttling power output throughout the state ahead of a catastrophic polar vortex."

PolitiFact then reported that the US Department of Energy had actually approved the usage of power plants in Texas, debunking the comment...

So the state could bypass some environmental limits during the crisis in order to get more power.

ERCOT, a body created to oversee the state's power grid, reported...

Around thirty-four gigawatts of power were offline due to frozen instruments.

Before the outage, ERCOT wrote in a letter to energy secretary David Huizenga...

Asking the government to allow power plants to exceed emission limits, enabling them to operate at maximum capacity.

In the letter, ERCOT president Bill Magness wrote...

"The loss of power to homes and local businesses in the areas affected by curtailments presents a far greater risk to public health and safety than the temporary exceedances of those permit limits that would be allowed under the requested order."

The Energy Department issued an emergency order allowing them to proceed.

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"Given the emergency nature of the expected load stress… I have determined that additional dispatch of the Specified Resources is necessary to best meet the emergency and serve the public interest," Huizenga wrote.

This isn't the first time InfoWars has started a conspiracy theory.


After saying the Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax, InfoWars was banned from most social media sites in 2018.

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