Ben Carson Is Cleared of Misconduct Over Order of $31,000 Dining Set
Thursday, 12 September 2019 Investigators placed blame not on the HUD secretary, but on department officials who “were aware of the law” and “either failed to consider or didn’t understand” that it applied to the purchase.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson is President Donald Trump’s only Black cabinet member. When asked if he thinks there is systemic racism today in U.S. police forces, he implied there wasn’t. According to Business Insider, Carson said he grew up during “real systemic racism.” He said interactions like the ones he had as a child were “uncommon” now. Carson did admit there are racist people today and should take opportunity of this moment to fight it.