Ben Carson picked the $31K table he claimed not to know about, emails show

When news broke last month that the Department of Housing and Urban Development had ordered a $31,000 dining set for Secretary Ben Carson’s office, his defense was that he didn’t know about the purchase. But newly uncovered emails show that’s not true. One August email from a HUD staffer to Carson’s assistants refers to “printouts of the furniture the Secretary and Mrs. Carson picked out.” The emails were obtained by American Oversight, a left-leaning watchdog, […]

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