‘$5,000 will not even buy a decent chair’: Ben Carson’s HUD spent over $31,000 on a dining set

REUTERS/Carlos Barria The Department of Housing and Urban Development reportedly spent over $ 31,000 on a dining set for Secretary Ben Carson’s office. HUD considered the dining set “a building expense” and was reportedly not ordered by Carson. The department’s former chief administrative officer voiced concerns and alleged she was retaliated against. WASHINGTON (AP) — […]

Trump tells media they can stay for Ben Carson’s prayer at Cabinet meeting: ‘You need the prayer more than I do’

Pool via Getty Images President Donald Trump asked Ben Carson, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, to lead a prayer during a Cabinet meeting at the White House. Trump said the reporters in the room needed the prayer more than he did. Carson thanked God for the tax bill and prayed for unity in […]