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10 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts Covering Trump's Every Move

Keep up with all the drama on POTUS's favorite platform.<p>The Trump administration has made fast and furious moves since the president took office, and frankly, it's damn near impossible to keep track of it all. Here, in no particular order, we rounded up a few of our favorite feeds offering …

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Gifted Plans? What Ben Carson Could Mean For Housing Affordability

On March 2, after a month of unexpected delays, the Senate confirmed Ben Carson’s nomination to Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in a party-line 58-41 vote. The lightly contested vote followed unanimous confirmation in committee, as Senate Democrats signaled that …

Housing

BMW Expects Higher Profits and More Electric Cars

FRANKFURT, Germany – German automaker BMW is forecasting increased sales and profits this year as it begins the rollout of some 40 new models and aims to sell 100,000 electric-powered cars.<p>The company said Tuesday it expects "a slight increase" from last year, when it had 94.2 billion euros ($101.7 …

Markets

Carson: Poor people won't suffer from Meals on Wheels cuts

Ben Carson, the newly installed secretary of Housing and Urban Development, said Monday that poor people would not suffer as a result of spending …

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Ben Carson’s HUD Working in Harmony With White House On Budget Cuts

In his first national interview since being confirmed secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Dr. Ben Carson said he anticipated President Trump’s budget cuts and will find ways to ensure people receive the assistance they need.<p>“We have to think seriously about the …

Government

Ben Carson Wants to Drill a Hole in Your Head

PoliticsSkepticism<p>— March 18, 2017<p>0<p>Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca!<p>Sorta transcript:<p>There are a lot of scary things happening …

The Brain

Trump Proposes $6.2B HUD Cut. What Impact Will It Have on U.S. Cities?

<b>President</b> <b>Donald Trump</b> is wasting no time making good on his campaign promise to slash government spending, as evidenced by the release of his 2018 …

Housing

When Obama Compared Slaves to Immigrants, He Got Applause; Carson Gets Called 'Uncle Tom'

Posted: Mar 16, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Dr. Ben Carson, in a speech before employees of Housing and Urban Development, the department he now runs, likened …

Conservative POV

Why Won't Ben Carson Speak Out Against HUD's Budget Cuts?

These folks hope the new president will bring us back to this romanticized vision: the U.S. as Mayberry, the small town from the <i>The Andy Griffith …

Poverty

HUD Sec Ben Carson champions program Trump budget aims to kill

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson was not in Washington, D.C., today defending his administration's new budget proposal. Instead, …

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Unique Views, Episode 34: Can You Hear Us Now?

This episode is filled with people we hate, HBCU presidents, Ben Carson, embarrassing fat moments that Ms. Patti Patti and I bond over, and Donald …

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Ben Carson won't commit to restoring any Detroit cuts

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, talks in Detroit on March 15, 2017. By Rochelle Riley, DFP.<p>President Donald …

Detroit

Rochelle Riley: A humbler Ben Carson is looking for redemption

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is comparing slavery to immigration in the United States, a view that one …

Detroit

HUD explained

Ben Carson, potential budget cuts, and how federal housing policy works<p>During the nascent Trump era, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. The president’s choice to run the agency, neurosurgeon and former presidential candidate Ben Carson, …

Housing

See Inside Ben Carson's Virginia Home

The neurosurgeon and new secretary of housing and urban development paid $1.2 million for the property.<p>One-time presidential nominee and current …

Real Estate

SNL Star Sasheer Zamata: We’re Not Casting Women to ‘Piss Off’ Trump

Ahead of her SXSW set, SNL’s Sasheer Zamata explains the real reason the show keeps casting women to play the men in Trump’s cabinet.<p>A good week for Sasheer Zamata at <i>Saturday Night Live</i> can mean something as simple as nailing a line in one sketch. “They gave me this one little line, but I nailed it …

Comedy

U.S. HUD Secretary Carson visits Detroit today

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>TRUMP STRESSES AMERICAN JOBS, WORKERS IN YPSILANTITrump: 'Buy American and hire American' | 0:29<p>President Donald Trump talks to …

Detroit

This Trump Parody Of The Viral Professor Video Is So On Point

Too funny.<p>President Donald Trump makes an appearance in this hilarious parody of the viral video in which a professor’s wife and kids crash in on him during a live BBC interview.<p>Instead of an academic’s family interrupting him on TV, the “Daily Show” imagines Trump and members of his administration …

Comedy

Cartoons of the day: March 14, 2017

Here are today’s editorial cartoons of the day. Topics include the Republicans’ health care plan, daylight saving time, Ben Carson, and Sunshine Week.<p>…

Denver

No Lives Matter: An Interview with Body Count’s Ice-T

If you were born after 1991, chances are you know Ice-T under a different name: Detective Fin Tutuola, resident badass on NBC’s <i>Law and Order: SVU</i>. …

Music

Dad in BBC interview sets record straight: I was wearing pants

After his kids crashed a live interview with the BBC, Robert Kelly wanted to set the record straight: He was definitely wearing pants.The expert on …

Canadian News

AP FACT CHECK: Cabinet members go rogue on science, history

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of Donald Trump's boasts from the first weeks of his presidency were dashed by developments in recent days. For example, builders of the Keystone XL pipeline were let off the hook from a buy-American requirement that Trump had promised.<p>On another front, though, there's now …

News

Foreign aid, Ben Carson, GOP Health Care Plan, bathroom bill | Letters to the Editor

<b>Foreign aid saves lives</b><p>Re: "U.N. chief urges help for Somalia food crisis -- 'People are dying. The world must act now to stop this,'" Guterres …

Health Care

How To Deal With Unsolicited Criticism In A Conscious Way

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy<p>It’s safe to say you’ve been wronged in your life. Whether that’s …

Startups (India)

'Immigrants' label not the only problem with Ben Carson's slavery remarks

It's possible - though not likely - that new HUD Secretary Ben Carson's characterization of enslaved Africans as immigrants seeking new opportunities …

New Orleans

Trump budget timeline mixes deadlines, uncertainty

President Donald Trump’s release of a spending blueprint for the upcoming budget year will set in motion a debate that’s full of uncertainty — and the potential for gridlock, even a government shutdown.<p>There’s also a more immediate quandary: What to do about the current budget year?<p>None of the 12 …

Government

Why it matters that Ben Carson is struggling to understand our history

Comment about slaves as immigrants is troubling coming from the head of HUD, an important federal agency for African-Americans<p>“The humiliation …

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Samuel L. Jackson explains his Ben Carson tweet and why he isn't afraid of Trump

Samuel L. Jackson has been outspoken about his political views on Twitter — from feuds with Trump to tweets advocating civil rights.<p>The actor paid a visit to the <i>Late Late Show</i> to promote his upcoming film, <i>Kong: Skull Island.</i> When James Corden asked him about his recent tweet about Ben Carson's …

Humor

Chinese media fooled by Borowitz Report. Is this kind of ‘satire’ okay in a fake-news era?

Ah yes, the satirical Borowitz Report, Andy Borowitz’s liberal-leaning reshuffling of the news for the New Yorker. You either love it (funny!), hate it (toothless dad humor!) or don’t realize it’s a joke.<p>That third group includes Chinese state-run media.<p>On Tuesday, a Borowitz Report column (“Trump …

Journalism

Gaffes in the Age of Trump

History suggests Ben Carson should suffer political consequences for his slavery comments. But he won't.<p>On Monday, in an address to his staff, Ben Carson, the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development referred to slaves as "immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships" who "worked …

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