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Trump Has A Cabinet Meeting: White House Schedule November 20
In the morning, after getting his daily intelligence briefing, President Trump has a cabinet meeting. In the afternoon, he has lunch with Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson. Later in the afternoon, Trump will meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillers
POV: Stop Blaming the Poor for Their Poverty
Earlier this year, Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon and current head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, went on record with his beliefs about the causes of poverty. Carson rejected the possibility that individuals may find themselves poor because of large-scale structural forces-lik
HUD Officials Assert Carson's Dedication to Reverse Mortgages
SAN FRANCISCO - Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary Ben Carson, along with the rest of the agency, remain committed to making the reverse mortgage program financially sound and sustainable, officials said Monday. Speaking before the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association's a
The George Papadopoulos file: a timeline
A chronology, from open sources, of the activities of George Papadopoulos relating to the US presidential election of 2016. Sources are indicated in square brackets and links to them appear at the end of this compilation.DECEMBER 2015 December 2015: Papadopoulos joins Ben Carson's campaign, works fo
Ben Carson: Trump praised me for my 'unrelenting optimism'
Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon CarsonMore speech is better than lessLeaked documents reveal offshore dealings of top Trump officialsJohn Kelly's unfortunate Civil War words shed light on White HouseMORE and his wife, Candy Carson, spent election night with President Trump and the president's tight
2016 Presidential Candidates: Where Are They Now?
One year after the 2016 presidential election, we take a look at where the candidates are now. Jeb Bush Political Party: Republican Life before 2016 election: Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007 Withdrew on Feb. 20, 2016 Currently: Bush continues to be active in Republican politics, fundraising a
Dr. Ben Carson Posts Powerful Tribute In Honor Of Late Mother
In a Facebook post on Monday, Dr. Ben Carson shared the sad news that his mother, Sonya Carson, has passed away. Sonya was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2011. During his 2016 presidential campaign, Carson - who is now the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - often spoke
What's Really Behind Why I Wrote 'God and Donald Trump'?
My book God and Donald Trump launches tomorrow. I felt it was appropriate to run an excellent article by James Robison from stream.org about the book. Last week, I talked to James-a long-time friend who is a confidant of President Donald Trump (and whom I interviewed for the book about the election
What happens to FHA lending if the DOJ eases enforcement?
Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson recently shocked the industry by saying he is in talks to fix one of the biggest struggles for lenders operating in Federal Housing Administration lending. For years, the mortgage industry has taken issue with how the U.S. Department
Dad testifies to Commission on Combating Drug Addiction
Courtesy photoDoug Griffin, center, participates in a meeting with top legislators in Washington, D.C., about methods to combat the nation's drug epidemic. He sits behind a photo of his daughter, Courtney, who died of a heroin overdose in 2014. Courtesy photoDoug and Pam Griffin, of Newton, attend a
This federal judge keeps delaying a case to give Ben Carson time to kill civil rights protections
The case of the controversial judge and regulations that ensure fair housing policy Judge Richard Leon. CREDIT: AP Photo/Getty/ edit by Diana Ofosu The insurance industry has been fighting to turn back Obama-era housing regulations meant to reduce discrimination in housing access. If successful, sw
George Papadopoulos Lied on His Resume to Get Trump Campaign Foreign Policy Job, Former Employer Says
The Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI about his meetings with a Kremlin-linked Russian professor also played fast and loose with the truth on his resume to get his job as a foreign policy aide, a former employer said. George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his at
U.S. Housing secretary visits Bedford Pine to commend senior housing project
When U.S. Housing Secretary Ben Carson arrived Tuesday in Atlanta's Bedford Pine neighborhood to tour a new apartment community for low-income seniors, there was little to remind of the long road traveled to complete the project. All eyes were looking forward, not back. U.S. Housing Secretary Ben Ca
The agency's Shola Olatoye at Howard Houses in Brownsville, Brooklyn (Photo by Sasha Maslov) The New York City Housing Authority's has aggressively pushed for more face time with Ben Carson - the conservative HUD secretary and onetime presidential candidate who warned against making public housing t
Carson's Baltimore visit is confusing
The Sun article on Ben Carson's recent visit to Baltimore left me confused ("Ben Carson visits Baltimore for tour of addiction recovery facility", Oct. 26). While Helping Up Mission does great work for the community, it's baffling that Dr. Carson did not visit an organization funded by his own depar
The Short, Happy Political Career of George Papadopoulos
In the days after the terrorist attack in Paris in November 2015, every Republican presidential candidate began frantically scrambling to hire experts to bulk up their campaign's foreign policy credentials. The problem was, it was slim pickings. "All the of the Republican foreign policy establishmen
Meet George Papadopoulos, the 30-year-old former Trump adviser who just pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his Russia contacts
Until he emerged as a central figure in the Mueller Russia investigation, George Papadopoulos did not make many wavesLinkedIn George Papadopoulos, 30, advised the campaigns of both Donald Trump and Ben Carson, but was described as a "nobody" and "unremarkable" in both settings. In both campaigns he
How Did George Papadopoulos End Up On The Trump Campaign?
The revelation on Monday that former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russian operatives thrust the little-known energy consultant into the national spotlight. Few details have been reported about the 30-year-old Papadopoulos, in
Texas pushing HUD Secretary Carson to move faster on Harvey funding
AUSTIN -- Texans are continuing to push the federal government to speed up disaster relief funding from Washington that could help people rebuild homes. On Monday, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is heading to Washington D.C. to meet with officials with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urba
HUD Secretary Ben Carson to visit properties in Atlanta - CBS46 News
Dr. Ben Carson, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will be in Atlanta October 30 and 31. Carson will meet with local leaders and tour a transformed permanent supportive housing development, Tuesday. The next day, Carson will visit two holistically-designed communi