❤️ RepKatiePorter on @SecretaryCarson, REOs, and OREOs

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“The best people” indeed. I’m guessing we should have asked a few more questions like “the best people” at what? Screwing up the country? Carson may have been a half-decent pediatric neurosurgeon, but he obviously doesn’t seem to know anything else about anything else.

I’ll be he follows this up with something idiotic like, “I’m a big picture guy.”

👓 Three more lose jobs at Ben Carson’s housing department | The Guardian

Read Three more lose jobs at Ben Carson’s housing department by Jon Swaine (the Guardian)
Three contractors in the office of Hud’s information chief are out amid a widening ethics controversy

👓 Is Anybody Home at HUD? | ProPublica

Read Is Anybody Home at HUD? by Alec MacGillis (ProPublica)
A long-harbored conservative dream — the “dismantling of the administrative state” — is taking place under Secretary Ben Carson.

I was just thinking yesterday, HUD has been awfully quiet. What has Ben Carson been up to?

The answer is appallingly painful, but seemingly par for the course, for the current administration.

While certainly having a particular point of view, this article is well reported with some great history/background, and specific examples. Sadly, it appears that the people Trump specifically said he was out to help are going to get the shaft even worse than I would have expected.