After Saying He'd 'Monitor Every Penny,' Ben Carson's Office Spent $31,000 On Dining Set

After Saying He'd 'Monitor Every Penny,' Ben Carson's Office Spent $  31,000 On Dining SetThe Department of Housing and Urban Development spent more than $ 31,000 on a new dining set for Secretary Ben Carson’s office last year, according to procurement documents obtained by The New York Times. It was purchased by a staffer in Carson’s office shortly after another HUD employee expressed concerns over a costly redecoration request that would’ve exceeded federal limits. Tuesday’s report also comes as HUD is facing a $ 6.8 billion cut to its fiscal budget that would affect elderly and poor Americans.



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