During his testimony before the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson pointed the finger at one person for the purchase of a $31,000 dining set — his wife.
“First of all, when I assumed the position, I was told that traditionally secretaries redecorate their offices,” Carson explained. “I came in, I looked at it — you know, I’m not really big into decorating — if it was up to me my office would probably look like a hospital waiting room.”
“But at any rate, I invited my wife to come in and help me,” Carson said, adding that initial redecorating for his office involved used furniture and totaled only $3,500. – READ MORE[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”https://ijr.com/2018/03/1077545-ben-carson-blames-wife/” target=”_blank”]