Fox News hosts are not talking about the “disaster” of the deadly flood in Texas, the website Next Big Futures has reported.
Fox News anchors Bret Baier, Jesse Watters, and Kimberly Guilfoyle, along with host Sean Hannity, all refused to discuss the disaster with viewers, despite the widespread devastation.
The website, which is based on data from CNN and the Associated Press, claimed the network was “actively hiding” the devastation from viewers.
The hosts’ silence, the report said, is a direct response to the Trump administration’s decision to cut funding to the National Flood Insurance Program, the program that provides flood insurance to millions of Americans.
“It’s not the first time they have cut flood insurance funding,” the report continued.
“They cut funding for the program because of the climate crisis.
They cut funding because of people losing their homes and their livelihoods.
They’ve cut funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service because they want to put more restrictions on how many species of fish and wildlife they can kill in the Gulf of Mexico.”
The report also noted that many of the programs funded by the government are targeted to flood victims.
“As the National Hurricane Center said, ‘if there is a natural disaster in a particular area, it’s almost guaranteed that you’re going to get flood insurance,'” the report reads.
“This is what has happened in Texas.”
The network did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Baier and Watters did not return requests for comment from CNN.
The Associated Press did not respond to CNN’s request for comments on the report.