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Ben Carson Would Like You to Know That the Table Thing Was His Wife's Fault  Ben Carson Would Like You to Know That the Table Thing Was His Wife's Fault 

The $31,000 dining set that Ben Carson bought for his office at the Department of Housing and Urban Development wasn’t his fault, guys. It wasn’t! It was Candy. It’s always Candy!!

Ben Carson Takes Job at Housing Department Quite Literally, Purchases $31,000 Dining Set  Ben Carson Takes Job at Housing Department Quite Literally, Purchases $31,000 Dining Set 

HUD Secretary Ben Carson, who enjoys brain surgery, taking the Bible literally, not doing his job and very slowly flapping his hands about, is facing scrutiny once again following reports that his department spent $31,000 taxpayer dollars on a new dining room set for his office.

Trump 'Upscale' Event Planner Appointed to Oversee Low-Income Housing  Trump 'Upscale' Event Planner Appointed to Oversee Low-Income Housing 

Eric Trump’s wedding planner and former Vice President of the Eric Trump Foundation Lynne Patton has been appointed to run the region of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which covers New York and New Jersey, the New York Daily News reports. She has no experience in urban planning.

Ben Carson Clarifies, Then Doubles Down on Comments About Poverty Being a 'State of Mind' Ben Carson Clarifies, Then Doubles Down on Comments About Poverty Being a 'State of Mind'

In late May, Ben Carson, our Secretary of Housing and Urban Development who thinks the Egyptian pyramids were giant silos, went on Sirius XM radio to discuss how Trump’s plans to slash benefits like food stamps would actually help the poor. There he expressed the controversial idea that “poverty to a large extent is…

Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown Attempt to Explain Why They Backed Ben Carson for HUD Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown Attempt to Explain Why They Backed Ben Carson for HUD

Ben Carson—a man who, like most of Trump’s cabinet nominees, appears to know nothing about the department he has been nominated to run—is one step closer to becoming America’s next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Perhaps more appalling than Carson’s complete lack of experience, however, is that the Senate…

Both Dumb and Terrifying: We're Liveblogging Another Round of Senate Confirmation Hearings  Both Dumb and Terrifying: We're Liveblogging Another Round of Senate Confirmation Hearings 

As we strap into another morning on the I Can’t Believe This Is Happening Express (a rickety bobsled careening into an icy gorge), it’s time for three more Senate confirmation hearings for appointees to Donald Trump’s cabinet. One of them has yet to complete his ethics and financial disclosures, but that’s just how…

Trump’s Treasury Pick Made Millions Kicking Old People Out of Their Homes Trump’s Treasury Pick Made Millions Kicking Old People Out of Their Homes

Late last month, President-elect Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs man and chairman of OneWest Bank, as Treasury Secretary. Last month, two California-based housing watchdog groups accused OneWest of racially discriminatory lending, which is par for the course really,…

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