Ben Carson Flattens Ilhan Omar for Claiming the Former Brain Surgeon Was ‘Sleepy’ During HUD Testimony

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Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson called out Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) after she claimed he was “sleepy” during his Congressional testimony.

During a heated exchange in Tuesday’s testimony, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Md.) pressed Dr. Carson to answer several questions about the relationship between the health of an individual and the standard of their living conditions.

Carson responded to several questions during the three-hour testimony and grew increasingly agitated by Pressley’s demand that he answer questions as a “yes or no” that he believed required more nuance.

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As Carson continued to elaborate, Pressley repeatedly reclaimed her time, cutting off Dr. Carson in the process. At one point during the exchange, Dr. Carson demanded to reclaim his time — a move which isn’t allowed by House rules because he is not a member. – READ MORE

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