Ben Carson on $31K Dining Set: I Left Details Up to My Wife

Housing Secretary Ben Carson, under fire after his office ordered a $31,000 dining set, told a House panel that he left furniture purchasing decisions to his wife.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson, under fire after his office ordered a $31,000 dining set, told a House panel Tuesday that he left furniture purchasing decisions to his wife. Carson said that he was unaware of the purchase, and canceled it as soon as he learned about it in news reports. But emails released by an accountability organization last week suggest that Carson and his wife, Candy Carson, both played a role in… Read at AP News

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