Ben Carson


Trump’s Advisors Are Getting Nostalgic for the Homelessness Crackdowns of Yore

They think more police presence might just solve the problem.
Emma Ockerman
20 hours ago

Trump Wants to Give Landlords Even More Power Over People With Criminal Records

A new proposed rule takes away renters' ability to sue landlords in some cases.
Morgan Baskin

Democrats Are Struggling to Stop the Trump Administration from Cutting Housing for Trans and Undocumented People

"This cruel and shameless proposed rule will significantly harm already impoverished children and pass on significant costs to taxpayers."
Morgan Baskin
trump administration

Ben Carson Had a Weird Day in Front of Congress That Somehow Involved Cookies

“No, not an Oreo,” Rep. Katie Porter said to Carson. “An R-E-O.”
Alex Lubben
Puerto Rico

Trump didn't want to send any disaster-relief money to Puerto Rico but a HUD official said he had to, report says

Pam Patenaude, deputy secretary to HUD-leader Ben Carson, submitted her resignation on Dec. 17.
Emma Ockerman
trump expenditures

Trump official reportedly spent almost $1 million on furniture

It's not Ben Carson this time.
Carter Sherman
Ben Carson

Ben Carson blamed his wife for buying a $31,000 table on the taxpayers' dime

Mah wife
Christianna Silva

This is the Department of the Interior's excuse for Ryan Zinke's $138,670 doors

It's working to maintain the “historic FDR-era building.”
Alex Lubben
trump administration

U.S. official said she was demoted after denying money for Ben Carson's office decorations

The HUD secretary’s office is apparently in need of some extremely expensive chairs — $5,000 expensive.
Rex Santus
trick or treat

Protestors handed out free weed to the feds on Halloween

Marijuana advocates had tricks and smokable treats for the federal government on Halloween.
Josh Marcus
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Latest healthcare bill would leave 23 million more people uninsured, Ben Carson says poverty is "state of mind," Russians discussed influencing Flynn and Manafort, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ben Carson Got Stuck in an Elevator at a Miami Housing Complex

The HUD secretary was trapped for about 20 minutes during his tour of Alonzo Mourning's new affordable apartments.
Lauren Messman