HUD Secretary Ben Carson apparently doesn’t know what an REO is

HUD Secretary Ben Carson had a bit of a rough day on Wednesday. Carson appeared on Capitol Hill to testify before the House Financial Services Committee, and during questioning from the committee member with the most housing knowledge, turned himself into a punchline by confusing a common housing industry term with a

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Housing secretary Dr. Ben Carson testified before congress yesterday and left people wondering if he actually knew what the — his job is. Take a look. Do you know what an reo is.

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About a Common Term. Housing and urban development secretary Ben Carson didn't seem to know what. Instead, Carson apparently thought she was talking about Oreo cookies.. When the property doesn't sell at auction, it becomes Real Estate Owned (REO.).

 · When asked whether he knew what the housing term “REO” meant, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson thought it was a reference to a similar sounding cookie.

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Ben Carson was asked questions a HUD secretary should’ve been able to answer. He ended up sounding like a student doing a book report on a book he hadn’t read. Ben Carson flunks multiple tests on.

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson had a bit of a rough day on Tuesday. Carson appeared on Capitol Hill.

When a freshman congresswoman asked U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson at a congressional hearing Tuesday whether he knew what the housing term REO” was. Except HUD doesn’t.

REO or Oreo? Ben Carson mistakes housing term for cookie - BBC News Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was stumped during his Tuesday testimony before the House Financial Services Committee when asked by rep. katie porter, D-Calif., about foreclosure.

Ben. (HUD) Secretary discussed an incident during a hearing on Tuesday. As IJR Blue previously reported, Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif) asked Carson about real-estate owned properties, leading to an.

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 · The hearing was about the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2019 budget, and HUD secretary ben carson’s purchase of a $31,000 dining room table with public funds was brought up a.