Ben Carson visits Baltimore and compares it to a ‘patient who has cancer’

U.S. 07/31/19, 18:45

Housing Secretary Ben Carson, held a press conference on Wednesday, July 31, in Baltimore, in an attempt to defuse the situation after President Trump called the city a “disgusting, rat and rodent-infested mess.” Carson is only too aware of the problems and stands by the president’s remarks. "You know, it's sort of ...

Ben Carson says Trump ‘not a racist’

Politics 07/20/19, 07:30

While many Democrats are accusing President Donald Trump of "racism" because of a controversial tweet, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is countering the narrative by touting the president’s policies. “I have an advantage of knowing the president very well, and he’s not a racist,"  Carson said in a Wednesday ...

Carson hounded by open borders liberals for putting Americans first

Opinion 05/23/19, 03:14

We no longer live in a constitutional republic. We live in an idiocracy. Only in modern-day America, under the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, is the basic proposition that federally subsidized public housing should benefit American citizens and legal residents slammed as “despicable” and “damaging.” Those are the hysterical words used by ...

Carson confronts Dems about a bill to ban illegal immigrants from public housing

Politics 05/21/19, 20:18

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson encountered Democrats ' severe criticism on Tuesday as he raised concerns at a Capitol Hill meeting about a suggested rule shift that would strip illegal immigrants of government residential help. Democratic representatives of the House Financial Services Committee criticized President Trump's residential secretary ...

Carson’s office purchases broke law, government auditors say

Politics 05/17/19, 15:18

Government auditors say Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson violated the law when his department spent more than $40,000 to purchase a dining set and a dishwasher for his office's executive dining room. In a report released Thursday, the Government Accountability Office says the agency failed to notify Congress before ...

Deal announced to fix NYC public housing under monitor’s eye

U.S. 01/31/19, 16:51

New York City and U.S. housing officials announced a deal Thursday that will keep the city's massive public housing system out of federal receivership, but require the city to spend $2.2 billion over the next few years fixing chronic problems with lousy living conditions, lead paint and lack of heat. The ...

Interior Dept. contradicts Ben Carson on new watchdog hiring

U.S. 10/18/18, 19:20

Contradicting a claim by a Cabinet secretary, the Interior Department said Thursday that a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development will not be reassigned to lead an internal watchdog agency at Interior.Spokeswoman Heather Swift said in a statement that an email sent by HUD Secretary Ben ...

Political appointee tapped to lead Interior watchdog

Politics 10/17/18, 11:58

The Trump administration is moving to reassign a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development to lead an internal watchdog agency at the Interior Department.An email sent by HUD Secretary Ben Carson to staff says assistant HUD secretary Suzanne Israel Tufts will take over as acting inspector ...

Ben Carson calls Kavanaugh’s opponents ‘desperate’

U.S. 09/21/18, 22:45

Housing Secretary Ben Carson is attributing the controversy over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to people who want to "fundamentally change this country."Carson said Friday that Kavanaugh's opponents have become "desperate.""And now they don't see themselves as being able to control the courts for another generation," Carson added. "So what ...

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