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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Ben Carson To Congress: 'Take Your Ego Out Of It' And Reopen Government
Most of HUD’s employees have been furloughed.
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Sean Hannity Defends Real Estate Empire Aided By HUD Loans
The Fox News host defended his choice not to disclose his investments, despite covering the HUD secretary on his show.
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Pursuing Desegregation In The Trump Era
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Fifty years ago, civil rights advocates hoped the passing of the Fair Housing Act would finally end racial segregation. It hasn’t.
Elizabeth Warren Tells Ben Carson To His Face: You Should Be Fired
During a Senate hearing, Warren ripped the secretary for his short and ineffective HUD tenure.
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Senator Tells Ben Carson To Stop Blaming Wife For Expensive Furniture
The Housing and Urban Development Secretary eventually said he takes responsibility "even though" he "wasn't aware" of any spending limits.
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Ben Carson Said Trans People In Homeless Shelters Make Others 'Not Comfortable'
It was the latest in a long history of anti-LGBTQ remarks by the HUD secretary.
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Emails Reveal Role Ben Carson And His Wife Played In Controversial Office Redecorating
The HUD secretary previously denied knowing $31,000 in taxpayer money had been spent on a dining set.
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573 Civil Rights Groups Urge Ben Carson To Keep Anti-Discrimination Language In HUD Mission Statement
Carson has proposed changing the department's mission statement to better reflect the Trump administration's priorities.
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Ben Carson Backpedals On Removing Anti-Discrimination Language From HUD Mission Statement
In a message to staff, Carson insisted the housing department would still ensure inclusivity in housing.
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Ben Carson Removes Anti-Discrimination Language From HUD Mission Statement
It will no longer reference "inclusive" communities "free from discrimination."
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After Saying He'd 'Monitor Every Penny,' Ben Carson's Office Spent $31,000 On Dining Set
The purchase comes amid proposals to slash HUD programs for the poor and elderly.
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